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Grease Fires: Prevention, Action, and Clean Up

House fires can be extremely terrifying and damaging, especially if they involve grease. While it’s impossible to prevent all types of fire incidents in the home, there are a few steps you can take to reduce your risk. One of the easiest ways to prevent a grease fire is by keeping up with regular kitchen […]

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What to Do in an Electrical Fire

When an electrical fire starts in your home or business, it can be a frightening and dangerous situation. Electrical fires are different than normal fires and require a different approach to extinguish. It is important to act quickly but safely to limit the damage as much as possible before professional help arrives. To know what […]

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What to Do After a Fire at Your Business

Fire can be catastrophic for a business owner. In addition to structural damages that can rack up thousands of dollars in repair and restoration costs, a business that experiences a fire may have to close for days, weeks, or even months, resulting in lost revenue. If you own a company, do you know what to […]

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How to Test Your Smoke Alarm

Working smoke detectors are the first line of defense in the event of a fire. Fire can spread quickly and knowing your fire and smoke alarms are working properly can give you peace of mind you and your family can escape safely and alert the fire department for help. Smoke detectors, however, won’t do much […]

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Top 10 Reasons Your Smoke Alarm Goes Off Randomly

Smoke alarms are a critical part of a fire safety plan for a home and can alert you quickly of a potential fire hazard or risk. A false alarm however can be annoying, especially with the high-pitch chirp going on and on. What causes a faulty smoke alarm? Let’s take a look at the top […]

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Tips to Protect Important Documents

In an emergency such as a fire, flood, or another natural disaster, you may only have minutes to escape your home. How do you keep important documents such as your birth certificate, social security card, and financial paperwork safe from harm? Let’s take a look at tips to protect important documents when disaster strikes including taking […]

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Residential Extension Cord Safety Tips

With the number of electronic gadgets in a home – from cell phones to laptops to tablets to appliances, you may rely on extension cords to power up your devices. This is even more likely if you live in an older home with limited wall outlets. Extension cord safety is important when powering your home […]

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How to Choose the Right Smoke Detector

Even with proper fire prevention strategies, sometimes a home fire can still occur. Fires spread quickly and having a properly installed, working smoke detector is a key part of a fire safety and escape plan. Smoke alarms give you an early warning of a potentially dangerous fire so you can get outside quickly. There are […]

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