While the idea of spending summer nights out on the balcony comes off as one of relaxation and putting aside the cares of the world, it is of the utmost importance to ensure that not only is your balcony safe and secured, but also that any fire escape ladders or other routes are maintained properly and are free of clutter in the case of an emergency.
While socializing with friends and families and enjoying the warm weather out on a balcony seems worry-free, there are factors to consider when preparing your balcony for social gatherings.
Property owners, remember the past fire escape failures and prevent yours from becoming a life trap like the Triangle Shirtwaist factory.
Remembering the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire in New York City on March 25, 1911 which caused 146 deaths. Make sure your fire escapes are not in need of repairs. Call us today for a quote on fire escape repairs and maintenance.
When reading through articles about fire escape routes and tips on how to exit a burning building/location safely, one important factor is always left out: ensuring that the first responders that come to extinguish the fire are walking into safe (well, as safe as possible in the given situation) and up to date fire […]
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 […]
Los Angeles fire fighters responded to a report of a high-rise apartment building fire in the 11740 Wilshire Boulevard in Koreatown. According to the Los Angeles Fire Department spokesperson Katherine Main, flames and smoke were seen coming out of the windows on the west side of the building. Firefighters also responded to reports of persons […]
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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.
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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.