Fire Preparedness for Your Business

2019-08-12T14:20:33+00:00 August 11th, 2019|Fire|

The National Fire Protection Association offers handbooks and other publications on the fire safety code in place for businesses. Fire protection equipment Have an automatic sprinkler system in place. Stock smoke detectors and fire extinguishers on every floor. Equip your employees with an emergency kit stocked with items like bottled water, a flashlight, and an escape mask to fight against

Electrical Cord Tips to Prevent Electrical Fires at Home

2019-08-12T14:39:34+00:00 August 5th, 2019|Fire|

Being aware of common electrical hazards and keeping an eye out for problems could save your home and possessions from serious damage. Check out the sections below for tips to keep your home safe. Electrical Appliances and Tools Do not use light bulbs with a higher wattage rating than recommended on the fixture. Keep

Things to Know: Summertime Fire Safety

2019-08-02T17:50:24+00:00 June 10th, 2019|Fire|

As we embark into summer vacation and near Fourth of July, many people think about staying safe in the sun, but they also need to consider safe practices of maintaining summertime fires. Read some tips below on fire safety: Keep a 3-foot safety zone around grills, fire pits and campfires. Place grills at least

Tips on Protecting Your Home from Common Fire Hazards

2019-08-12T14:43:45+00:00 September 20th, 2018|Fire|

It is important to spend time identifying and correcting potential fire hazards in your home. Below are actions you can take to protect your home from common fire hazards. Appliances: Protect your appliances by using surge protectors. If a cord is frayed or cracked, unplug the cord and replace it. Do not run cords