Posts Categorized: Fire Prevention

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 »

How to Avoid Fires in the Winter

Preventing 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 »