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Home Fires

In just 2 minutes, home fires can become life-threatening. In 5 minutes, a residence can be engulfed in flames.

Fire is FAST! In less than 30 seconds a small flame can turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes for the thick black smoke to fill a house or for it to be engulfed in flames.
Fire is HOT! Heat is more […]

Christmas tree safety tips provided by the NFPA.

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Although Christmas tree fires are not common, they are more likely to be very serious when they occur. Follow these Christmas tree safety tips to make sure your holidays stay merry.
Picking a Tree

Choose a tree with fresh green needles that do not fall of when touched.

Placing the Tree

Before placing the tree in the stand, cut 2″ form the base of […]

Fire Escape Planning is very important in making sure everyone in your home gets out safely.;

Fire Escape Planning

Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke detectors and advance planning.
Making it out is the number one goal when it comes to fire safety. You can always replace a house but you can’t replace a life.
Every home should have a fire escape plan and everyone that lives in that home should know that plan. Fire […]

A house fire with fire fighters on the roof.

Choosing the Best Smoke Detector

How can you make sure you choose the best smoke detector (also known as smoke alarms) with so many options out there? In this post we’ll talk about why smoke detection is important and 6 factors to consider so you can choose the best smoke detector for you. Hopefully this will make your decision process easier!
Why install Smoke Detectors […]

An ionization/photoelectric smoke detector is detecting smoke and about to go into alarm.

Smoke Detectors 101: The Basics

A smoke detector (also know as a Smoke Alarm) is a device that detects the presence of smoke, usually in the case of a fire. A Smoke Detector either detects smoke through a physical process called Ionization or optically called Photoelectric. In most homes, a smoke detector only sounds a local alarm but they can also be connected to your […]