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Protect Your Pets from a Home Fire

Pets and Fire Safety

Every year, there are hundreds of thousands of pets all across the country that are affected by fires. In fact, the United States Fire Administration estimates that about 500,000 pets are affected on an annual basis by fires. Fortunately, there are some steps you can take to protect your pets from fires. Check them out… Read more »

How You Can Help Prevent Home Fires

Home Fires

Fires in residences account for some 80 percent of fire-related deaths. Did you know about 4,000 people die each year from fires in the home, with about 25,000 people being injured by fires yearly? Meanwhile, fires cause billions of dollars in property damage yearly, too. What are some things that can be done to help… Read more »

Can Crock-Pots Catch on Fire?

Crock-Pot Fire Hazards

‘This is Us’ Spoiler Alerts Below! On a recent episode of the hit TV show, This Is Us, a fire took place as a result of a Crock-Pot. It was a very scary scene for many This Is Us viewers, and it wasn’t just because the Crock-Pot may potentially play a big role in the… Read more »

How to Prevent a Garage Fire From Occurring

Garage Fires

True story: one woman used her garage to smoke cigarettes, so it wouldn’t bother her husband in the house. She had a desk “out there” where she’d scroll through Facebook posts on her laptop computer, read the newspaper, or write out recipes in her notebook, while smoking. It was her “office.” One day, she noticed… Read more »

Fire Safety New Year’s Resolution Ideas

New Year's Resolutions

Are you looking to make a New Year’s resolution that you are actually going to keep this year? You could try and convince yourself that you’re really going to get up early every morning to go to the gym—or you could go with something more realistic and make fire safety more of a priority for… Read more »

Avoid These Fireplace Mistakes

Fireplace

Do you have a fireplace in your home? If so, you probably love the warmth that it provides you in the wintertime. There’s nothing quite like sitting around a crackling fire when it’s cold outside. However, using a fireplace is a big responsibility, and there are some mistakes that those with fireplaces often make. Let’s… Read more »

How to Avoid Fires in the Winter

Winter Fires

When the temperature goes down in the wintertime, the chances of a fire breaking out in your home go up. According to the National Fire Protection Association, you are more likely to have a fire in your home in the winter than at any other time of the year. There are a number of reasons… Read more »