Avoiding a House Fire on Vacation

Vacations are supposed to be relaxing and a time for adventure. In order to truly enjoy your time off, why worry about things at home? Gain peace of mind that you’ve taken all the steps necessary to avoid preventable house fires while on vacation. When planning to be away from home for days or weeks,… Read more »

How to Put Out Different Fires

Whether you are face to face with an electrical fire, a grease fire, or otherwise, it is important to understand how you might be able to put them out or, at least, get it under control while you escape and wait for help. Have a Fire Extinguisher Having a fire extinguisher in your home is… Read more »

How to Handle a Car Fire

According to the National Fire Protection Associate about 152,300 automobile fires occurred each year between 2006 and 2010. Automobile fires are something you should be well informed on and prepared to handle. We have compiled a list of tips and tricks on how to handle a car fire in the event that it happens to… Read more »

Spring Cleaning Can Prevent Fires

Spring cleaning isn’t just an opportunity to spruce up your digs and get rid of unneeded items, but it also can have a more significant benefit: preventing fires. Sure, it’s normal to have accumulated quite a few items over the year and to want to ignore that corner of boxes with unwanted items, but these… Read more »

Most Common Types of Residential Fires

Regardless of where you live, there are always pending fire risks in both homes and apartments. It’s important to know what the most common types of residential fires are so you can understand how to prevent them. Kitchen Fire The most common type of fire in the United States is called a “kitchen fire.” The… Read more »

Winter Fires are Still Possible

Even if we don’t want to accept it (or admit it) winter still has some time left to cause chaos in the majority of the United States. With cold temperatures still going strong and severe weather still lingering, it’s important to keep your home warm while remaining safe inside of it. Keeping our home warm… Read more »

Keep Your Home Warm and Safe

Winter is a tough season for many reasons, and keeping your house warm as frigid temperatures rage outside can be one of them. During the winter, your home should protect you from freezing temperatures. However, you must make sure your heating your home in a safe manner. Fireplaces and space heaters are a convenient way… Read more »

Holiday Light Safety

The holiday season is full of jingling bells, blustery blizzards, and chestnuts roasting. Decking the halls with holiday lights can make your home feel merry and bright, but it’s important that you put up lights safely in order to avoid a potential fire. Are Lights In Good Shape? Before you start putting up lights, you… Read more »

Stove Safety, What You Should Know

As cool weather settles in, many of us settle into our kitchen. Many people don’t use their stove or oven much during the summer months. However when the holiday season starts, our appliances barely catch a break. Even if you are comfortable in the kitchen, it is important to recognize stovetop fire safety. 1) Be… Read more »