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The Colby Fire is Another Indicator of the Importance of Fire Prevention at FPG, Inc.

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The Fire Protection Group, Inc. team provides Southern Californians with the measures they need to defend against an increased threat of wildfire.

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- George Saadian and his team at Fire Protection Group, Inc. know that fire prevention requires constant vigilance, as the threat of wild fire can come from almost anywhere. For years, their reputation has grown, due in large part to the expertise they've show while providing fire sprinklers and other defensive measures to government offices and private properties alike. In fact, for fire alarms, extinguishers and even NFPA25 Testing, those with an interest in protecting their investments and those under their care trust FPG, Inc. first and foremost.

A few weeks ago, residents near the San Gabriel Mountains learned of the danger posed by wildfire firsthand, as they found their homes and property threatened by a fire just outside of Glendora and Azusa – about 25 miles northeast of downtown Los Angeles. The three young men who were charged with setting the infamous Colby fire – named for the trail where it was said to have been built – pled not guilty earlier this month, according to reports from United Press International. While it is as yet unknown how their story will unfold, what is certain is the damage that was done by the blaze.

The Washington Post reports that the fire burned about 1,709 acres by Thursday night, consuming five residences as well as other structures. While it is never wise (and often illegal) for inexperienced individuals to build a fire, this winter's unusually hot, dry conditions in Southern California have exacerbated the danger immensely, making the efforts of skilled fire safety professionals more necessary than ever. Fortunately for Southern Californians, the region is home to fire expert George Saadian and his world-class team at FPG, Inc.

About Fire Protection Group, Inc.

Since 1985, FPG, Inc. has provided Los Angeles and surrounding areas with a fire prevention team that is fully committed to a long-term involvement in matters of fire safety. They provide maintenance, parts, repairs, inspections and alterations, as well as round-the-clock emergency services during the warranty period to ensure their products are as effective as possible. Their team, led by general manager and lead engineer George Saadian, includes luminaries in the field, such as former LAFD Chief Al Hernandez and retired LAFD Captain Bob Holloway.

The team at FPG, Inc. also provides services like fire watch, safety consulting and inspections, ensuring that communities throughout Southern California experience the protection they need in hazardous times.

In today's historic drought conditions, an activity as seemingly harmless as making a campfire can lead to vast destruction and worse still, potential for serious injury and devastating environmental impact. By trusting your fire safety measures to the professionals at FPG, Inc., however, you can rest easy knowing that you're benefitting from over 200 years of combined experience and proven skill in defending against the ravages of wildfire. To learn more about Fire Protection Group, Inc., please call 888-251-3488 or visit www.firesprinkler.com.

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