Potential July 4 Firework Injuries And Property Damage Prompts Security Guard Hiring

APS security guards are assigned to retail centers, public parks, beaches, gated communities, schools and other locations.

Simi Valley, Jul 3, 2020 (Issuewire.com) - The National Safety Council says over 12,000 people in the U.S. are expected to seek medical assistance for serious fireworks-related injuries and more than 18,000 fires are likely to occur during the Fourth of July holiday. Public and private property owners are hiring security guards to stop the illegal use of fireworks and to immediately report fires at their locations, says Access Patrol Services (APS), a security guard company serving California and Arizona.

The National Safety Council notes that most firework injuries occur when nonprofessionals attempt to use professional-grade or homemade fireworks. It says that the use of fireworks continues for several weeks after July 4 so the danger of injury and fires remains high through mid-July.

"Individuals will sometimes go to an empty parking lot or other public places where they think it's safe to launch fireworks into the sky," says Fahim Abid, APS security director. "That's a bad idea. A spent firework is still extremely hot. It can land on a rooftop causing the roof to catch fire. By the time firefighters arrived, the building could be fully engulfed."

APS security guards are assigned to retail centers, public parks, beaches, gated communities, schools and other locations. The guards' first line of defense is to keep trespassers out. If guards see a firework land on the property, they will immediately respond using fire extinguishers and, when necessary, call 911.

"The 911 operators are always overloaded with calls around July 4," says Abid. "The number of calls may be even higher this year since the amount of legal firework sales is at a record high because public firework shows are canceled. Having private guards on your property is one way to ensure it remains safe and secure."

Contact Access Patrol Services at 866-770-0004 with questions about security guard fire protection duties and responsibilities in California and Arizona or click on https://accesspatrolservice.com.

About Access Patrol Services

Whether security is needed at an event, retail outlet, warehouse, commercial office building, medical facility or any number of other locations, Access Patrol Services uniformed security guards are on the job to keep people and places safe, to spot and respond to inappropriate behavior and provide assistance in case of emergency. Serving clients in California and Arizona, Access Patrol Services staff works with clients to analyze a location's security issues. Staff then develops a custom plan to fit the client's security needs. Our uniformed security guards are trained and licensed to deter crime, diffuse volatile situations, take the lead during emergencies, conduct security screenings, enforce rules and control access. 866-770-0004 https://www.accesspatrolservice.com

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