December 15, 2018

Why the Holidays Raise the Risk of Fires

Why the Holidays Raise the Risk of Fires   It’s the most wonderful time of the year—as long as you take all appropriate fire prevention precautions. Unfortunately, the holidays are also a peak time for structural fires, particularly in homes. Understand the common causes of…

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December 1, 2018

Knowing When to Replace a Fire Extinguisher

Knowing When to Replace a Fire Extinguisher   Every home and business needs at least one fire extinguisher onsite. While you should always call 911 right away if you notice a fire, you may be able to preserve property by using an extinguisher while waiting…

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November 15, 2018

Which Building Materials Are Most Fire-Resistant?

Which Building Materials Are Most Fire-Resistant?   During the planning process of new building construction, some thought should be put into the materials that will be used. It’s important to take fire safety into account during this stage, since using fire-resistant materials can save lives…

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