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Keep Children Safe From Fire & Burn Injuries on Halloween

Children love costumes, treats, going door-to-door, and the friendly frights of Halloween parties. These can all be safe and fun activities for all of us, even younger children. However, flames can quickly ruin Halloween festivities. Keep children safe from fire and burn injuries by following these six tips: Use battery-powered candles or flashlights to decorate […]

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Four Fire Facts You Should Know

Every day, Americans experience the horror of fire but most people don’t understand fire. Here are four facts about fire that you should know: Fire is fast. There is little time. In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a major fire. It only takes minutes […]

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Create & Practice Your Home Fire Escape Plan

In the event of a fire, remember that every second counts. Just like companies such as Jim’s Fire Safety who understand the importance of fire safety/prevention, this is something that you and your family must always be prepared for. You might find that as you go through fire training building escape plans help you get […]

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Fire Prevention Week: Home Fire Safety Tips

Each year, more than 2,500 people die and 12,600 are injured in home fires in the United States, with direct property loss due to home fires estimated at $7.3 billion annually. Home fires can be prevented. To protect yourself, it is important to understand the basic characteristics of fire. Fire spreads quickly; there is no […]

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How Much Do You Know About Smoke Alarms?

October 9 through October 15 marks Fire Safety Week. Did you know that there are two most commonly recognized smoke detection technologies – ionization smoke detection and photoelectric smoke detection. Ionization Smoke Alarms Ionization smoke alarms are generally more responsive to flaming fires. How They Work Ionization-type smoke alarms have a small amount of radioactive […]