Fire Watch Services is offered by many leading fire companies. The fire watch service/ fire alarm is an integral part of the overall fire protection and prevention of a building. The fire watch service is designed to notify occupants of buildings, residential apartments and condos of any potential fire emergencies. The company provides 24-hour emergency hotlines for all emergencies, fires of concern as well as smoke alarms. The fire alarm is designed to detect a fire before it spreads to a larger portion of the building or in other words, prevent a fire from spreading. A fire watch service/ fire sprinkler system will typically alert the fire department, including the local fire police, of a possible or existing fire at a certain location.
Many commercial buildings and residences use On-Site Fire Guards who are permanently stationed within the premises. The On-Site Fire Guard is usually manned by sworn fire fighters. Fire Watch services are generally employed on a contractual basis by businesses, residential complexes or public buildings. Contractors and builders can also provide their own on-site fire watches.
Fire security guards work to keep properties and other domiciles safe from harm. Fire safety guards are employed in residential, business, industrial, and government settings. In most cases, they are employed to monitor a specific area that is considered high-risk. Some examples of high-risk areas could be apartment complexes, shopping malls, post offices, office buildings, factories, schools and public transportation terminals.
An effective fire watch service and fire alarm system to provide its customers a highly rated on-site security and safety. Fire service providers work to provide fully operational fire watch guards and fire alarms for all commercial and public places and assets when needed. A fully operational on-site fire watch guard or fully operational fire alarm system provides an immediate alarm to the fire service or the local police authority in the event that there is a fire risk. These on-site fire watch guards and fire alarms protect public property, structures and people from fire risks.
Fire watch services and fire alarms ensure that a premises remains well-protected from fire hazards. Fully-trained fireguards perform regular fire drills which make them capable of reacting quickly and easily in case of an emergency situation. They respond as fast as possible to an emergency and carry out several duties including providing basic first aid. Well-trained fireguards also carry a fire extinguisher, which is essential in case of any fire breakout and ensures the safety of those nearby.
Fire patrol is an important aspect of fire watch services and a highly-rated service. Fire patrol patrols ensure that a premises is fire-free and ensure no flammable materials are stored within or near commercial or public places. Fire patrols may include equipment such as cherry pickers, fire trucks, hoses, water cannons, and fireproof tents. The equipment and vehicles used by fire patrol personnel are designed to withstand extreme fire conditions. Fire patrol units are professionally-trained and carefully-outfitted with firefighting equipment and have fire extinguishers in their vehicles.