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Fire Safety Tips for Halloween

Fire Prevention on Halloween

Do you like to light candles and place them inside of jack-o’-lanterns for Halloween? It’s a great tradition that really helps get everyone in a festive mood. However, it could also potentially be a fire hazard if you aren’t careful. In fact, there are all sorts of fire hazards that are, unfortunately, tied to Halloween… Read more »

This Year’s Fire Prevention Week Theme

National Fire Prevention Week

Every year, the National Fire Protection Association holds Fire Prevention Week sometime in the early fall. The mission of Fire Prevention Week is, as its name would suggest, to bring awareness to the ways in which Americans can prevent fires from breaking out in their homes and businesses. The NFPA also takes things a step… Read more »

How College Students Can Prevent Fires This Semester

Fire Safety for College Students

Fire safety isn’t something that’s at the top of most college kids’ priority lists. But the truth is that it should be. Whether college kids live in dorms or off-campus housing, there’s a chance they could be forced to face a fire at some point during their college careers. Let’s take a look at some… Read more »

Fire Drill Tips for the Start of the New School Year

Fire Drills for Schools

There are about 4,000 fires that take place in U.S. schools every year. Because of this, the National Fire Protection Agency recommends that schools hold at least one fire drill every month to protect teachers and students. A fire drill will let teachers and students know exactly what they need to do in the event… Read more »

A Crash Course on Smoke Alarms

Smoke Alarms

They’re all around us, yet we don’t pay much attention to them… they’re smoke alarms and smoke detectors. Designed to “go off” if too much smoke fills a space, a good smoke alarm/detector can save lives in the case of a fire. Alarms alert people that there’s a problem and they need to vacate the… Read more »

Fire Risks for Elderly People

Fire Risks for Elderly Folks

People of all ages can face fire risks in their homes. But elderly people, in particular, can find themselves dealing with certain fire risks that are exclusive to those in their age group. If you’re a senior citizen or you have a special senior in your life, you should work to reduce these fire risks…. Read more »

The Lessons Learned From Pet Fire Safety Day

Pet Fire Safety Day

If a fire were to break out in your home tomorrow, how would you protect your pets and get them out safely? July 15 was Pet Fire Safety Day, which makes now the perfect time to consider what steps you can take to keep your pets safe in the event of a fire. Here are… Read more »

Fire Alarm Basics

Installing a fire alarm in your home or business could help save lives in the event of a fire. It could also cut down on the amount of property damage that is done during a fire. A basic fire alarm will do this by performing several functions. Let’s take a look at those functions below…. Read more »