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Candles may be pretty to look at but they are a cause of home fires — and home fire deaths.
Carbon Monoxide Safety
Often called the silent killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely.
Christmas Tree Safety
Each year, fire departments respond to an average of 210 structure fires caused by Christmas trees.
Clothes Dryer Safety
The leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires is failure to clean them.
Cooking fires are the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries.
Electricity makes our lives easier. However, we need to be cautious and keep safety in mind.
Few people understand the associated risks with fireworks - devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death.
The most common dangers associated with portable generators are carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning, electrical shock or electrocution, and fire hazards.
A grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard.
Take simple fire safety precautions, like making sure fabrics for costumes and decorative materials are flame-resistant
With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening.
Portable Fireplace Safety
While these products provide ambiance and a little warmth, keep in mind the fuel, device and open flame can be dangerous
Smoke alarms save lives. Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out.
Safety in the kitchen is important, specially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home
Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire.