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Wood & 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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Winter Fire Safety Reminders

While a warm home and a hot meal on a cold winter’s day may conjure up thoughts of safety and security, the unfortunate reality is that winter is the leading time of year for home fires in the United States. … Continue reading

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Turkey Fryer Safety

During the holidays we look forward to that perfectly cooked turkey.  With a turkey fryer, what used to take several hours now takes only 45 minutes. Every year deep fat fryers are responsible for around 1,000 fires, resulting in 5 … Continue reading

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Teach your Preschooler: Stay Away From HOT Things

Young children are surrounded by things that can burn them. It is important that children know that matches, cigarette lighters, and hot liquids can burn them. Burn injuries can be thermal (caused by radiated heat like a sunburn), contact burns … Continue reading

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Practice Fire Safety in the Kitchen!

Many families gather in the kitchen to spend time together, but it can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors. Unattended cooking remains the leading cause of fires throughout the … Continue reading

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