The Harrington Group

Celebrating Our Nation’s Birthday Safely – Leave the Fireworks to the Professionals

Posted on Thursday, July 2nd, 2015

As we gather with friends and family to celebrate the birth of our nation, it seems like the perfect time to go over firework safety tips. The 4th of July is one of the biggest holidays for fireworks and firework-related injuries. First and foremost, we recommend that the best way to avoid firework-related injuries is

Phil Friday Speaks at Cal Poly Fire Protection Engineering Graduate Student Symposium!

Posted on Thursday, June 25th, 2015

Harrington Group is excited to announce that Principal and Senior Fire Protection Engineer, Phil Friday, was the Keynote Lunch Speaker at the 2015 Fire Protection Engineering Student Symposium held on June 11th at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo, California. Mr. Friday’s presentation was titled, “Fire Protection and Life Safety Challenges in Modern

Nolan McCarthy Earns MS in Fire Protection Engineering!

Posted on Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Harrington Group, Inc. wishes to congratulate one of our fire protection engineers, Nolan McCarthy, for his recent graduation from California Polytechnic State University! Nolan completed his program last week, earning his MS in Fire Protection Engineering from the San Luis Obispo campus! He previously earned his BS in Fire Protection and Safety Technology from Oklahoma

Warehouse Fire Safety Considerations

Posted on Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Earlier this year in Brooklyn, firefighters responded to a small fire in a storage facility with 1.1. million cubic feet of storage. According to an article in The New York Times, responders shut down the sprinklers—which had contained the blaze—in an effort to prevent further water damage. A few hours later, firefighters responded to a

Do You Know How to Test Your Home Smoke Alarm?

Posted on Thursday, June 4th, 2015

In our last post, we discussed smoke alarm basics including: smoke alarm types, battery vs. hard-wired smoke alarms, where smoke alarms should be located, and how often you should test them. As we’ve previously discussed, research by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) has found that three out of five home fire deaths are a