Decorate your home safely

While you put up your decorations and gather friends and family together to celebrate, Please be safe. Also, keep in mind the following safety tips, provided to us by our friends at the University of Michigan. As a result, we … Continue reading

National Council on Fireworks Safety

Fireworks Safety ~ National Council Urges Consumers to Practice Safe and Responsible Use of Consumer Fireworks During Their Fourth of July Festivities Using consumer fireworks on our nation’s birthday is as traditional as cookouts and parades.  And it is equally … Continue reading

Thanksgiving is peak day for home cooking fires

NFPA urges caution when preparing holiday meals The number of home cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day was three times the national average of fires per day in 2012, according to NFPA. “Thanksgiving can be a whirlwind of cooking and entertaining … Continue reading

Be Careful in and out of the kitchen cooking

THANKSGIVING DINNER Be Careful in and out of the kitchen cooking:  we have complete list on our website! With the increased popularity of turkey frying, more people are at risk for fryer-related fires and injuries. NFPA says deep fryer fires result in … Continue reading

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

With Halloween a week away we wanted to share with you more safety tips: Use flashlights as alternativesto candles or torch lights when decorating walkways and yards. They are much safer for trick-ortreaters, whose costumes may brush against the lighting. … Continue reading

Think before you turn it on this fall – Furnace Fire Safety

NFPA Safety Tips – Home Heating Furnace Fire Safety In 2011, heating equipment was involved in an estimated 53,600 reported U.S. home structure fires, with associated losses of 400 civilian deaths, 1,520 civilian injuries, and $893 million in direct property … Continue reading