Posts Tagged: Fire safety

Top Tips for Fire Safety

Residential fires are unpleasant to think about; but unfortunately, if you don’t take the proper steps to prevent them, residential fires can occur. Here are the top five things you should do to protect yourself, your family, and your property against residential fires. Cook Carefully The NY Daily News says stovetop fires were the leading… Read more »

Reviewing Fire Safety this Spring

If you’re like many Americans who take the spring season as a chance to do some seriously cleaning around the house, then there’s one other thing you should add to your to-do list: reviewing fire safety in your home. To work a fire safety checkup into your spring cleaning routine, start with a once-over of… Read more »

College Saved By Sprinkler System

Many people are aware of the importance of fire alarms and smoke detectors, however, fire sprinkler systems are the most important type of fire prevention overall. Fire officials in Hibbing, Minnesota said that a sprinkler system in a Northern Minnesota college prevented an estimated $1 million in damage to the campus after a recent fire… Read more »

Common Contributors to Electrical Fires

Electrical fires are a common cause of household fires. In fact, electrical fires cause about 51,000 fires every year.  They are the third leading cause of home structures fires and many of them happen due to ignorance and neglect. There are several common causes of electrical fires: Old Appliances Many electrical fires are caused by… Read more »

Keep Your Christmas Tree Fire-Free

Christmas Tree

If you celebrate Christmas, you likely spend some time searching for the perfect Christmas tree to place into your home. You wander through rows of trees until you settle on “the one.”  As you put it up inside of your home, you are mesmerized by the smell of fresh pine. However, Christmas trees can be… Read more »