There are many commercial fires here in the U.S. each year and many could have been prevented. If you have the proper inspections and equipment installed you could prevent major fires from occurring. Did you know there have been an average of 26,000 commercial (business) fires each year in the U.S? These fires caused over 300 injuries or deaths and almost $1 billion in property losses. Right here in St. Louis there have been many commercial fires, all the way back to the Great Fire of St. Louis in 1849 to more recent fires such as the Servco Warehouse fire in 2013 ( photo and article source: Fox 2 Now News).
Of all the commercial fires mentioned above over 50% of did not have smoke alarms and over two thirds did not have fire detection and suppression systems. Fire losses could have been avoided – with the simple installation of fire detection and suppression systems. Butler Durrell has been your local fire detection and suppression expert since 1976.
Data Source: USFA/FEMA
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