When a fire escape system is not properly mounted to the side of a building, or if it has pieces missing, or in some cases not properly finished, it poses a risk for those in and around the building in the instance of a fire emergency. In any instance where the fire escape does not meet the maintenance inspection codes for the building, there becomes an increased risk of hazard for both the inhabitants and the property owners of a building.
With the rising amount of citizens in the city of Berkley, California not meeting the state’s required housing code enforcements, Berkley has put in place two new components to their housing codes to better serve the tenants of their properties and ensure that they are living in safe dwellings. In order to see these changes […]
Decks, balconies and fire escapes are very commonly seen outside of San Francisco homes and buildings, and have even become a staple outside most apartments and hotels in San Francisco, but the vast majority of them are seldom kept up to DBI (Department of Building Inspection) standards. Even if your deck, balcony, fire escape, or […]
With the holidays just around the corner and winter now in full swing, everyone is distracted by the change in weather as well as finding the perfect gifts for loved ones. During this time of the year, the most important gift of all: safety is commonly overlooked. During the winter, especially in northern states, ice, […]
Fatal San Francisco Mission Fire: 1 Dead, 6 injured On Wednesday evening, a fatal fire broke out in San Francisco’s 22nd and Mission Street, Calif. The fire killed one and injured 6 other residents. Fire fighters battled the fire up until mid-night containing the flames and worked for a couple of hours to extinguish it […]
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- Property owners, remember the past fire escape failures and prevent yours from becoming a life trap like the Triangle Shirtwaist factory.
We needed a licensed company to inspect our property and fix whatever needed to complete the requirements of section 604 San Francisco housing code. We hired West Coast Fire Escapes to do the job, i have to say that they were very organized, efficient and right on schedule with impressive customer service skills. thanks to CJ for a job well done.
Suzi QubainTestimonial via Facebook.
Did an emergency fix on broken stairs and then came back to do the whole project. Their attention to detail and hard work resulted in a perfect restoration of our badly neglected fire escape. The communication and completion of the project were so much better than I could have expected. I highly recommend their services. Thank you for the amazing restoration!
I am so glad I hired West Coast Fire Escapes to handle the issues with my fire escape. I had no idea how complicated it would be to have my fire escape certified. Their customer service was exemplary and they were always available to answer my questions. I would recommended West Coast Fire Escape to anyone with issues with their fire escapes.