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Home Fires

There are many causes of fires around the home that we often overlook. The challenge is in identifying those potential risks and taking steps to address them. The links below offer information on several areas of home and family safety.

Recipe for Safer Cooking: Follow these tips to protect you and your family when in the kitchen. Whether stirring up a quick dinner or creating a masterpiece four-course meal, here’s a recipe for safer cooking you need to use daily. Read more...

Thanksgiving Day - Safety in the kitchen - Common sense tips to keep accidents out of your kitchen when the family gathers to make Thanksgiving dinner.

Fires are one of the primary causes of home injuries and fire hazards exist in nearly every room. Although it is not always the case, often times these fires are accidental in nature and can be avoided. To do this people must educate themselves and their family on issues related to fire safety. Read more...

What's the best way to protect your family from fire? Be ahead of the game, of course. Fire is a dangerous opponent, but by anticipating the hazards, you are much less likely to be one of the nearly 13,000 people injured in home fires each year. Read more to learn how you can protect your family in the case of a home fire, or for tips on how to prevent home fires.

Smoke Alarms - Did you know that there are two types of sensors for smoke alarms? Read more...

Guide to Home Fire Safety - As costly and potentially deadly as fires are, a little bit of prevention goes a long way. This guide discusses the fundamentals of fire safety, including a comprehensive look at fire risks, effective fireproofing methods, and ways to prepare yourself and others before a fire occurs.

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