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Fire Safety Infographic: What You Should Know

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Space Heater Safety Tips Infographic

Did you know that space heater fires make up half of all winter home heating fires? Learn a few interesting statistics about space heater fires, and the steps you and your family can take to avoid them. Space heater safety … Continue reading

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Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires

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Do You Need to Clean Your Dryer Vent?

Lint buildup in your clothes dryer vent is a fire hazard. In addition, clogged vents waste energy and can cause the heating element and blower in the dryer to wear out quicker.

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Prevent Dryer Vent Fire – Infographic

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Attached Garage Fire Containment

by Nick Gromicko, Rob London and Kenton Shepard An attached garage is a garage that is physically attached to a house.  Fires that begin in attached garages are more likely to spread to living  areas than fires that originate in … Continue reading

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How To Prevent Your Home From Going Up In Flames

In an instant, a fire can turn from a controlled flame to an out of control  fire that destroys a home. That’s why the time to take action for an unexpected event, or to ward one  off, is before it … Continue reading

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