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High-Occupancy Structure Fires

The majority of all fires in the United States occur in residential homes. Unlike larger buildings, residential homes are not required to install sprinkler systems or undergo regular fire safety inspections. For this reason, and because of the nature of home construction, homes are at a large risk for fires.

However, businesses and other buildings that fail to have adequate fire protection systems in place are at higher risk for devastating fires than are structures with adequate fire suppression systems in place. Especially in high-occupancy buildings, fires can have devastating consequences.

High-Occupancy Buildings

High-occupancy structures that are at an increased risk for fire can include:

  • High-rise buildings, including hotels, apartments, and office buildings
  • Restaurants
  • Stores
  • Religious properties
  • Hospitals and health clinics
  • Public assembly properties, such as convention centers
  • School and university buildings
  • Dormitories and fraternity and sorority houses
  • Nursing homes
  • Day care centers
  • Mental health facilities
  • Prisons and jails
  • Industrial and manufacturing facilities
  • Multi-level garages

Any building is at risk for a devastating fire, resulting in thousands of dollars in property damage and loss. However, with regular fire-safety inspections and properly-maintained fire suppression systems, you can help prevent these catastrophic losses. Help ensure the safety of your residents, occupants, and customers and protect your investment by entrusting your fire prevention needs to the Austin fire suppression systems experts of Ace Fire Equipment.

Contact Us

Contact the Austin fire safety experts of Ace Fire Equipment at 512-835-2020 to schedule your fire system installation, maintenance, or inspection.