One Meridian Fire

One Meridian Plaza 33 years later

In the late hours of Saturday, February 23, 1991, a fire ignited on the 22nd floor of One Meridian Plaza, a 38-story office building situated in downtown Philadelphia.

This massive blaze, escalated to a 12-alarm fire, ravaged 8 floors of the Center City office structure, spanning a harrowing 19-hour period. Tragically, three brave Philadelphia Firefighters lost their lives in the line of duty during this catastrophic event.

The Importance of Client-Fire Alarm Service Provider Partnership

A partnership between a client and a fire alarm service provider is crucial for ensuring the safety of the client’s property and its occupants. A properly designed and serviced fire alarm system is essential for keeping employees and assets safe. Early detection of smoke or fire will allow the building and its occupants to react accordingly and potentially save lives. All businesses, regardless of their size, should be equipped with an up-to-date fire alarm system designed for the safety of all occupants.

Freezing Temperatures and the Importance of Regular Fire Sprinkler Inspections

Winter weather leaves many business owners and property managers focused on preparing their properties for the colder months. While winterization often involves tasks such as insulating pipes and checking heating systems, one crucial aspect that is often overlooked is the inspection of the building’s fire sprinkler system. The winter season brings unique challenges that can compromise the effectiveness of these life-saving systems, making it imperative to ensure they are in top-notch condition.