As Drought Continues Despite Recent Rainfall, Maintaining Proper Fire Protection Measures Remains Crucial Fire Protection Group Inc. offers fire safety and efficiency for business and residential property owners and managers

LOS ANGELES, March 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The recent heavy rain storm encouraged Los Angelenos concerned about the long-term effects of the historic drought and greatly reduced the immediate threat of wildfires. However, Fire Protection Group, Inc. would like to warn the public that sporadic rainfall of this nature can actually increase fire risks later on in the year. In fact, as yesterday's red flag warning reminds us, the need for outstanding, properly maintained sprinkler and fire alarm systems will likely be greater than ever. Under the experienced stewardship of general manager and lead engineer George Saadian, FPG, Inc. is here to help managers and owners of residential and business structures of all sizes protect their property from the threat of a fire.

Fire is a constant concern, but obviously the risk is significantly greater during drier parts of the year. Of course, ample rain greatly lowers the chance of fire by moistening the environment. However, as is frequently the case here in Southern California, heavy rainstorms followed by long-term dry periods can eventually create lots of fire-friendly dry brush.  Therefore, the odds of a devastating summer of intense fires are far too high.

A firm dedicating to providing its clients with one-stop shopping when it comes to fire safety and compliance with relevant codes, FPG Inc. offers the benefit of more than 200 years of combined fire protection experience on the part of its chief staffers. To begin with, George Saadian is one of the most respected names in fire protection and he has personally helped to revise many of the codes currently in force via the NFPA (National Fire Protection Association).

Mr. Saadian is joined by two highly respected veterans of the Los Angeles Fire Department, including former LAFD Chief Al Hernandez, who retired after 32 years in the department to join FPG, Inc. Involved with changes to many of the fire codes still in place today, Chief Hernandez was also a leader in the department's Fire Prevention Bureau, where his job notably involved the inspection of anti-fire systems. Retired LAFD Captain Bob Holloway was formerly in charge of construction services and has been intimately involved in all aspects of fire prevention and protection during his long career.

Especially with the possibility of a devastating fire season this summer, owners and managers of buildings in Los Angeles need to protect against fires for a number of ethical, legal, and financial reasons. At the same time, they want to ensure that they are legally compliant in the most efficient manner possible. The breadth of knowledge and experience belonging to the FPG, Inc. team provides clients with the most fire safety possible while keeping clients' investment of money and company time to reasonable levels.

For further information about Fire Protection Group, Inc., please call 888-251-3488 or visit www.firesprinkler.com.

PR submitted by Cyberset.com.

SOURCE Fire Protection Group, Inc.



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