Many citizens may not consider the threat recent riots pose until something occurs in their own local community. Demonstrations devolving into riots and arson affect our society and way of life. Local small businesses being burned out of operation is sadly becoming more widespread. This is catastrophic to the hard working families that spend their life savings building a business. All too often these businesses are not properly insured and will close their doors forever. There is a greater risk to… Read More »New Threats to Public Safety: Arson at the Police Station
These are articles on different topics, not case studies.
Vaults have served many purposes throughout the centuries. For example, churches in the 15th Century built vaults as part of the sacristy to protect church funds, chalices, and expensive ministerial robes, as well as church artifacts and printed documents. Illustrated manuscripts with painted illumination were part of the church’s collections. Castles also contained vaults to… Read More »Who Protects the Holy Grail?
The National Fire Protection Association reports that arson is the leading cause of fire in the United States. Serial arson and arson for insurance purposes have in recent years experienced an increase due to fires set for political reasons. In the United Kingdom, over 50% of fires were arson as reported by fire and rescue… Read More »Protecting Vital Records from Arson and Protest Movements
Recently, a 40′ x 116′ x 12′ vault was disassembled in Tucson, transported to California, and re-engineered into two 24′ x 30′ x 20′ vaults with a Zone IV seismic rating. A 20′ x 33′ x 16’8″ vault was disassembled in Nashville and reinstalled in Philadelphia. All of this work was done in a 30-day… Read More »Modular Fireproof Vaults — Just How Modular Are They?
FIRELOCK® president, Hugh Smith, believes in the value of enabling an independent network of service providers to operate at the local level. ARM is a member of the FIRELOCK® Affinity Network (FAN), a network established, supported and nurtured by the FIRELOCK® company. “Independent, locally-operated vault facilities can be more responsive and secure,” says Smith. “Clients… Read More »Independently-Operated, Local Service Providers Provide Better Service Levels