Monthly Archives: January 2016

Fire Safety for Older Adults

Knowing what to do in the event of a fire is particularly important for older adults. At age 65, people are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large. Take a moment … Continue reading

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Pet Home Safety

Pets give us comfort, friendship, and unconditional love. Our connection to them can be among the strongest relationships in our lives. But pets can cause fires. We need to be careful with pets in the home. ♥ Pets are curious. … Continue reading

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Home Fire Sprinklers

Over 80% of fire deaths occur in the home. Home fire sprinklers can save lives. They respond quickly and effectively to fire, often extinguishing the fire before the fire department arrives. Only the sprinkler closest to the fire will activate, … Continue reading

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Wood and Pellet Stove Safety

As the temperature drops outside, wood and pellet stoves may be fired up inside the home. What you may not realize is that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires during the winter months. ► Have … Continue reading

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2016 Fire & Life Safety Family Checklist

If you’re like most of us, you’re starting off the New Year with a resolution to improve your health or another important personal goals. As you work towards your resolution, consider one additional step to maintain your health: fire prevention. … Continue reading

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