Posts Categorized: Fire Safety Advice

Most Common Types of Residential Fires

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 »

Portable Fire Extinguisher maintenance requirements in New Jersey

It’s important to have proper maintenance for your portable fire extinguisher. Not only is it essential for the safety of your home or business, but it is also a requirement to have an operable fire extinguisher in New Jersey. Fire Extinguisher Inspections The state of New Jersey requires all one and two-family dwellings and multiple… Read more »

Maintaining the Smoke Alarms in Your Home

According to the National Fire Protection Association, fires that took place in homes with no smoke alarms accounted for 38 percent of home fire deaths between 2009 and 2013. Another 21 percent of home fire deaths took place in homes where smoke alarms were present but did not operate, meaning that more than half of… Read more »

Fire Safety Advice for the Holidays

As you hang decorations and lights around your home this holiday season, one of the last things on your mind is the possibility that a fire will occur. December is the peak month for home candle fires and Rich Fire Protection would like to remind you to take care while decorating your home and cooking… Read more »

The Dangers of Deep Frying a Turkey

Did you know that the peak day for home cooking fires is Thanksgiving Day? This fact is not very surprising, with a turkey in the oven, multiple pots on the stove and guests arriving throughout the day. There is so much rushing around to do throughout the festivities that it is difficult to keep your… Read more »