Safety Tips

Grilling

Although gas grills are used roughly 1.5 times as often as charcoal grills, they were involved in five times as…

Holiday Lights

Inspect holiday lights every year. If you find:• Frayed wire• Bare spots• Broken sockets• The wires are warm to the…

Candle Safety

On average 25 home candle fires start every day. The simple nature of candles having an open flame is the…

Holiday Safety Tips

With the holidays come decorations, gifts and family gatherings. From not putting wrapping paper in the fireplace to making…

Fireplace Safety

Everyone gathered around the fireplace enjoying the holidays. It makes for a picture perfect scene, but without taking the proper…

Cooking Safety

Every year 13,000 people are injured in home fires, and with cooking being one of the leading causes of these…

Cleaning Chemicals Don't Mix

Tough stains or a lot of grit and grime can drive people to try different types cleaning products. When these…

Campus Fire Safety

Heading off to college is a highlight in the lives of many young adults. Unfortunately, with the newfound independence of…

House Numbering

If you have an emergency would your house be easy to find?

Home Heating

Heating equipment is the leading cause of home fire deaths. The National Fire Protection Association recommends…

Scalding Water

Scald injuries are painful, require prolonged treatment, and may result in lifelong scarring and even death.

Carbon Monoxide

Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely. In the…

Fuel Burning Heaters – Kerosene and Gas

Kerosene and gas burning stoves can be effective tools for heating, but they also pose fire hazards that contribute to…

Space Heaters

Space heaters need space. That's a key message from the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the United States…

Portable Fireplaces

Tabletop or portable fireplaces are increasingly popular. Although these can be an attractive addition to your home, they can be…

Hotel Safety

In case of fire, know what to do in your home away from home. According to the National Fire Protection…

Electrical Wiring Safety

DIY home wiring projects should not be undertaken lightly.

Severe Weather

Being prepared before, and knowing what to do after the storm hits are critical to the safety of those…

Freezing Temperatures

Don't let dropping temperatures turn into a disaster.