A fire can be a devastating accident in a home or commercial building, so it’s important that you know what fire hazards to look out for and how to deal with them before an incident occurs. The smoke and fire damage remediation professionals at United Water Restoration Group of San Antonio would like to prepare you for spotting a fire hazard in San Antonio homes and commercial spaces.
A source of ignition is any heat source that could get hot enough to create a fire, such as:
The best way to spot a fire hazard in San Antonio is to know what items can be fire hazards on a property. These include:
Fuel is anything that could catch on fire, such as:
It’s important to know that fire spreads and grows because it gets access to oxygen. And in the case of most property fires, the oxygen from the air is what fuels a fire. But canned oxygen can also be another oxygen source for fires and an explosive one at that.
Help prevent a fire hazard in San Antonio from becoming a fire by using best usage and storage practices for oxygen canisters and having a plan for eliminating a small fire’s access to oxygen should one occur.
Make sure your fire alarms are in working order by regularly testing them and changing the batteries. Also, be sure that you have a fire extinguisher in the kitchen, where many house fires begin.
Knowing how to spot a fire hazard in a San Antonio property can help you better protect your property from fire damage. But, should an incident occur, trust the professionals at United Water Restoration Group of San Antonio to save your property from fire and smoke damage. Our number is (830) 243-6060, and our phone lines are open 24/7.
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