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FireProTec Commits to Rutland Area with New Location

Rutland News // By FireProTec

In October, FireProTec celebrated the grand opening of our newest facility in Rutland, Vermont! With the opening new location, FireProTec demonstrates our commitment to serving the greater Rutland area.

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Where Should You Buy Fire Extinguishers in Vermont?

Blog // By FireProTec

Figuring out the best place to buy fire extinguishers in Vermont can be difficult, whether you need extinguishers for your home or for your business. Consumers have several options for purchasing fire extinguishers, and each option comes with its own considerations. Here’s what you need to know about each method to make the decision that is right for you.

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6 Elements Missing From a Vermont Business Fire Safety Plan

Blog // By FireProTec

Some aspects of a business fire safety plan are common practice—posting emergency exit routes, creating an accountability strategy, etc. But these strategies focus only on how to deal with a fire once it breaks out. Instead, Vermont businesses should be focused on preventing fires from starting in the first place, or stopping fires before they become emergencies.

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When is it Time for Fire Extinguisher Replacement?

Blog // By FireProTec

Fire extinguishers may be durable, but they don’t last forever. A properly maintained fire extinguisher has a potential to last up to 20 years or more. But in some cases it is safer and more cost effective to simply replace the unit rather than continue servicing it—especially if it has not been properly maintained over the years or is in marginal condition.

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Fire Extinguisher Recharging: What Everyone Should Know

Blog // By FireProTec

We tend to think of fire extinguishers as constants—they’re always nearby, ready and waiting in case a fire breaks out. But the truth is that fire extinguishers often are not ready, because they haven’t been properly maintained. There are countless stories of people attempting to fight an incipient-stage fire with a portable extinguisher only to discover too late that the extinguisher is not charged—even if it has never been used before.

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