Since 1922, the National Fire Protection Agency, also known as NFPA, has sponsored the national public observance of Fire Prevention Week during the week of October 9th, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. As the longest-running public health observance in the United States, Fire Prevention Week aims to educate people of all ages on how to stay safe in the case of a fire, in an effort to drastically decrease the number of casualties caused by fires.
For Fire Prevention Week 2019, the campaign chosen by the NFPA is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” This campaign works to educate everyone about the small yet important actions each of us can take to keep both ourselves and those around us safe during a fire. Split second decisions can make all the difference on whether or not a safe escape is possible. In recent years, we’ve seen the possible devastation caused by fires to our wildland areas, our communities, and neighbors. This is why educational resources and related teachings during Fire Prevention Week are so critical to the safety of our communities, because not only do they prepare us for the incident but they give us the insight needed to make the right decision and react promptly under these dire circumstances.
For us at Superior Tank, the fire protection industry serves as one of our largest and most important markets. Every year, we ship hundreds of bolted and welded fire protection steel storage tanks from our manufacturing facilities to customers around the world, as part of both small- and large-scale projects designed to suppress fires. Our fire protection storage tanks are designed to meet the specifications of any fire suppression, fire sprinkler, building, or wildland fire protection project. Backed with decades of knowledge and experience, Superior Tank has the ability to provide both NFPA compliant and FM Approved certified storage tanks, giving you the peace of mind needed when dealing with stringent specifications and agency inspections.
We are committed to providing each customer with a quality storage fire protection tank prepared to operate consistently at a high performing level to ensure the safety of their facility and employees. As described by the NFPA, “A hero can also be…someone who takes small, but important actions to keep themselves and those around them safe from fire.” We only hope that our storage tanks can act as that important action designed keep each and every one our customers fully prepared and safe from any and all fire threats.
Visit our Fire Protection page to learn more about our bolted and welded steel storage tanks, our certifications and updates regarding our product line. Also, be sure to follow us on social media throughout Fire Prevention Week as we showcase some of our fire protection storage tanks, tips on how stay safe during a fire, and showcase our newest product, the Heli-Hydrant!