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Month: October 2021

What’s Your Plan?

BEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP! Your smoke detector just woke you. The clock is ticking. You and your family may have only 2 minutes to get to safety. What do you do next? Use your home escape plan! Your plan should map out multiple exit routes.  Assign roles. Designate a meeting place outside.  Also teach everyone some basic fire…
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House Fires Hazards Close to Home

Garages can be a hotbed of fire hazards along with several items commonly found in your yard.  Here are some tips for National Fire Prevention Week to keep you safe all year long.    Your Garage Whether they’re attached or detached, garages are home to many combustible items.  Store cleaning agents, chemicals, fuels, rags, and building…
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What Keeps the Home Fires Burning?

While cooking is the #1 cause of house fires and home injuries, the kitchen isn’t the only place where sparks fly. Here are some other major causes. #1: Candles. Keep them away from bedding, curtains, and other flammables, so don’t place on nightstands and windowsills! Blow them out if you leave the room, even for a…
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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? The Fire Department!

Cooking is the #1 cause of house fires and home injuries. These 5 tips could save your dinner and your life. Tip #1: Be alert. Don’t leave food unattended on a hot stove. Tip #2: Keep oven mitts, dish towels and wooden utensils away from the heat. Tip #3: Wear close-fitted clothes with short or…
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Test. Change. Replace.

These three words could save your life in a house fire. Test your smoke detector monthly. Change its batteries every 6 months.  Replace it every 10 years.  FYI: Next generation smoke detectors have 10-year lithium batteries! According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost 3 of every 5 home fire deaths resulted from fires in…
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