Category Archives: Fire Safety

How to Prevent and Extinguish an Electrical Fire

How to Prevent and Extinguish an Electrical Fire

According to Electrical Safety Foundation International, over 50,00 residential fires occur per year with deaths totaling close to 500, and damages totaling $1.3 billion dollars. With the holiday season just around the corner, you may be purchasing new electrical devices, hanging Christmas lights, or utilizing more appliances than usual. Here are the leading causes of… Continue Reading

Household Appliances to Check Before Leaving the House

Household Appliances to Check Before Leaving the House

So many things in our life become routine to the point where we no longer notice them. Activities, like making breakfast or drying our hair, are everyday parts of life that don’t often require our attention. When you are simply “going through the motions”, it can be easy for accidents to occur. It is important… Continue Reading

Creating A Family Fire Escape Plan

Creating A Family Fire Escape Plan

House fires can happen to any family. With a home fire escape plan, all members of the family can be appropriately prepared should a fire ever start. From the youngest to the oldest, everyone should participate in creating and regularly reviewing an emergency escape plan. While you hope to never use this plan, it is… Continue Reading

How to Maintain Your Residential Fire Sprinklers

How to Maintain Your Residential Fire Sprinklers

According to the National Fire Protection Association, 80% of all fire-related deaths in the U.S., happen within the home. Installing a sprinkler system provides protection, saves lives, and restores peace of mind. Unfortunately, many homeowners neglect to maintain their systems. If a sprinkler system is in good working condition, it can stop a fire before… Continue Reading