1. Top Ten Causes of House Fires

    Fire is a natural, unpredictable, and dangerous element. Though it is necessary for heating, it is quite destructive and, if you're not careful, can lead to irreversible damage to your belongings. The following blog is a list of ten different causes and solutions of house fires. 1. Ladies, your straightener can start fires! Hair Care Tools It would make sense that a tool that is meant to heat to d…Read More

  2. What to do to Prepare for a Fire

    It is no secret that lately there has been a lot more fire-related incidents. Fire is a dangerous and uncontrollable disaster than can happen when we are least expecting. Fire can occur naturally, such as wildfires; or accidentally, such as leaving the stove on. Fire can also unfortunately happen intentionally, often committed by ill-intended arsonists. The point is, fire is sometimes unpredictabl…Read More

  3. The Dark History of Business Fires

    There is an unfortunate history surrounding business fires. Countless lives have been lost throughout the years due to unexpected fires in places of business. Disasters, such as the Triangle Shirtwaist Company Fire and even the Happy Land Fire, prove that we never can predict the onset of a fire. In just 2016, there was an estimated 1,342,000 fires reported, causing 3,390 citizen deaths. Now, of c…Read More

  4. Everything You Need to Know About Fire Sprinkler Systems

    If you have ever accidentally set off a fire alarm, you know the panic that ensues right after the initial set-off. Even if you had nothing to do with the alarm going off, you can’t help but wonder if it is a real fire, or the symptom of a light-hearted accident. But have you ever wondered, if the alarm is going off, why don’t the sprinklers? More importantly, if the sprinklers ever did turn o…Read More

  5. What To Do If You’re In An Unfamiliar Place And The Fire Alarm Goes Off

    It’s one thing to have an evacuation plan for your own facility, but it’s quite another thing to be in an unfamiliar location when the fire system sounds the alarm. Perhaps you’re a salesperson or service technician onsite at another place of business, a shopper in a mall, or just a visitor dropping something off. If this ever happens to you, you may find it bewildering and disorienting, and…Read More

  6. What You Should Know About Heat Detectors

    It’s easy to take being a human being for granted. We absorb information through all of our senses all the time, and all that data passes into an incredibly intelligent and efficient brain that makes sense of that data and interprets to us whether there’s danger involved or not. For example, if the room is filling with smoke, we’ll not only be able to see that smoke, we’ll also be able to …Read More

  7. 5 Things You Shouldn’t Do With Your Fire Sprinklers

    Fire sprinklers are an important part of your building’s fire protection equipment, and if your building ever does catch on fire, you’ll be grateful that you have sprinklers. Sprinkler systems can save you from costly fire damage, and they’re not only a good idea, they’re a requirement according to the Houston fire code. MLN Fire, a division of MLN Company, is here to serve businesses in H…Read More

  8. Can You Install a Fire Suppression System in a Building that Doesn’t Have One?

    Fire can cause tragic loss of life and costly damage to property. If a building doesn’t have an adequate fire protection system, or doesn’t have one at all, then you could be placing yourself at risk of code compliance violations, loss of property, and even injuries or fatalities. It’s not very common any more to find commercial buildings in Houston that don’t have fire protection systems …Read More

  9. Is Your Fire System Inadequate, Or Will It Keep You Safe?

    Be grateful that you live in the 21st century, where we have the infrastructure, engineering capability, and scientific knowledge to build fire protection systems into our buildings. Given the fact that we spend most of our lives indoors, it’s a good thing we’re not still living back in the days when a building could catch fire and burn to the ground in minutes. Fire protection systems are ind…Read More

  10. Fire Protection Tips You Wouldn’t Have Thought Of

    Fire can be one of the most devastating things that can happen to your company, and it’s worth putting some thought into the ways you can protect yourself and your assets from the damage that fire could cause to your business. Of course, the first thing you should think of is to ensure that your facility has in place a viable fire protection system. MLN Fire Protection specializes in all the ser…Read More