Archive for “Fire Safety”

Fire Safety Tips

October 7, 2015

By Danny Oberst

Safety
Fire Safety

Fire safety is everyone’s concern and it is always a good idea to be prepared for the unexpected. Please take a few minutes to review the following fire safety tips from the Dallas Fire Department. General Have chimneys cleaned and inspected annually by a professional. Clear the area around the hearth of debris, flammables and decorative materials. Always use a metal mesh screen with fireplaces and leave glass doors open while burning a fire. Keep clothes, towels and other combustiblesRead more

Fire Truck Friendly

September 1, 2015

By Danny Oberst

Safety
Fire Safety

Our beautiful close‐knit neighborhood with its narrow tree‐lined streets and little to no side‐yards can be the Fire Department’s worst nightmare when they need to quickly access our community in an emergency. A Fire Department representative attended the Bryan Place October 2010 general meeting to discuss the obstacles they have in navigating through a neighborhood such as ours and what we can do to help them keep our neighborhood safe (portions of the following were taken from the November 2010Read more

Home Fire Sprinkler System – Inspections

August 11, 2015

By Danny Oberst, Security Chairperson

Safety
Sprinkler System, Inspections, and Fire Safety

Background Fox and Jacobs installed home fire sprinkler systems in Bryan Place to help offset the inherent fire risks associated with the density of the development. I have been told by several sources (including my plumber) that our sprinkler systems are tied directly into our home’s plumbing system without a separate cutoff valve. Each individual sprinkler head is activated by a heat sensor independent of the other sprinkler heads i.e., if there is a fire in the kitchen, only theRead more