barn fire alarms? ideas - The Horse Forum
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 7 Old 10-23-2014, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
Foal
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: SW Ohio
Posts: 52
• Horses: 0
Question barn fire alarms? ideas

I'm sure this is everyone's concern...:) Fire in your barn!!! Our barn is approximately 500' from the house. It has power and phone. But no way to know that there is a fire in the wee hours of the night. Does anyone know of any remote fire alarms that can sound in the house/call your phone that aren't part of an overall home security system.?
cwilko75 is offline  
post #2 of 7 Old 10-28-2014, 08:28 PM
Green Broke
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Posts: 2,934
• Horses: 0
battery operated alarm and a baby monitor working in tandem.
I've heard some audible alarm systems that would wake the dead.
SueNH is offline  
post #3 of 7 Old 10-28-2014, 09:40 PM
Trained
 
Join Date: Jul 2011
Posts: 5,402
• Horses: 1
You should just talk to a security system company and see what they can set up. My last barn had a very nice fire alarm system.

* I'm often reading and posting from mobile and Siri loves to make a mockery of the English language.
DancingArabian is offline  
post #4 of 7 Old 11-04-2014, 08:52 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Aug 2014
Posts: 36
• Horses: 1
Yep, if a specific security company can't find something for you, they may refer you to someone/somewhere that can.
JetHorse is offline  
post #5 of 7 Old 11-04-2014, 10:13 AM
Weanling
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Posts: 259
• Horses: 0
At my parents house they have an alarm through a security company. When it goes off whether smoke or a bird trips the alarm you can hear it for at least 2 miles. It is SUPER loud no way to sleep through it or a neighbor not hear it.
Posted via Mobile Device
Kristyjog is offline  
post #6 of 7 Old 11-04-2014, 11:15 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Posts: 728
• Horses: 0
You can set up your own closed circuit monitoring program and just keep the volume up, so you can hear a smoke alarm. I have all of my stuff wired into a security system, so police and fire will be called even if I am not home.
BugZapper89 is offline  
post #7 of 7 Old 11-04-2014, 11:28 AM
Trained
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Orange County, NC
Posts: 6,303
• Horses: 5
Have you talked to your local fire department? Around here they are always very helpful and willing to help.

On the sixth day, God created the Quarter Horse.
On the seventh day, he Painted the good ones.
PaintHorseMares is offline  
Reply

Tags
alarm , barn , detection , fire , smoke

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the The Horse Forum forums, you must first register.

Already have a Horse Forum account?
Members are allowed only one account per person at the Horse Forum, so if you've made an account here in the past you'll need to continue using that account. Please do not create a new account or you may lose access to the Horse Forum. If you need help recovering your existing account, please Contact Us. We'll be glad to help!

New to the Horse Forum?
Please choose a username you will be satisfied with using for the duration of your membership at the Horse Forum. We do not change members' usernames upon request because that would make it difficult for everyone to keep track of who is who on the forum. For that reason, please do not incorporate your horse's name into your username so that you are not stuck with a username related to a horse you may no longer have some day, or use any other username you may no longer identify with or care for in the future.



User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Old Thread Warning
This thread is more than 90 days old. When a thread is this old, it is often better to start a new thread rather than post to it. However, If you feel you have something of value to add to this particular thread, you can do so by checking the box below before submitting your post.

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
barn in threat of fire NWT Agongos Horse Talk 9 08-02-2014 07:46 AM
Your barn is on fire! Palomine Horse Talk 42 02-21-2013 07:24 PM
Barn, then and now, after the fire. smrobs Barn Maintenance 10 11-12-2010 12:55 AM
Barn fire. smrobs General Off Topic Discussion 37 09-02-2010 04:48 PM
Devastating Barn Fire.. Jillyann General Off Topic Discussion 4 01-01-2010 12:17 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome