Posts Categorized: Fire Prevention

Why You Should Consider Having a Smoke Alarm in Every Room

Smoke Detectors

The Jones family in Upstate New York survived a devastating fire that destroyed all of their possessions and could have nearly killed them all– two adults, two kids and pets. “We had smoke detectors downstairs and just one in the upstairs hallway,” remembers Sarah Jones. “Unfortunately, my daughter took the battery out of the upstairs… 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 »