Mankind unlike animals seems to have an acquired fear of fires. A child does not fear fire until burnt. But whether acquired or instinctive, our fears eventually result in respect and this respect comes from control. When under man's control it serves him faithfully, when beyond his control it is the prime element of his destruction.
Time has become an element of critical importance in scheduling and manufacturing operations. A fire may cause business interruption which could cripple a company or an establishment overnight.Delay in detecting a fire and further delay in calling the fire brigade, are major factors contributing to heavy fire losses.
Causes of Fire
Fire takes place only when three factors are brought together - Fuel, Heat and Oxygen. Combustion cannot take place if any of the three is either not present or removed. Even if fire has broken out, it can be controlled by breaking the above stated