Category Archives: Fire Safety

Fire Evacuation Tips for the Disabled

If you or a loved one have a disability, you need a thorough understanding of what to do in the event of a fire. There are many things to consider when it comes to fire safety for the disabled, and evacuation procedures depend on the type of disability a person has. Here are fire evacuation […]

How to Reduce Chances of Home Fires

A fire in the home not only damages property, but it can also be life-threatening for you and your family. How can you reduce the chances of home fires? Read on to learn about home fire safety tips to keep life and property safe. Test your smoke alarms One of the most important home fire […]

How Many Fire Extinguishers Does My Home Need?

At a bare minimum, every home should have at least one fire extinguisher; however, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) recommends there be at least one fire extinguisher on each level of the home and one within 40 feet of anywhere a person is likely to be in the home at any given time. While […]

Do You Have a Home Fire Escape Plan?

Having a fire escape plan for your home is crucial for the safety of your family in the event of a worst-case scenario. However, many families do not take the time to develop such a plan, despite how simple it is to do. Here’s an overview of how to make a home fire escape plan […]

What to Do When You See a Fire

Growing up, most people learned some basic principles of fire safety—namely, stop, drop and roll, touching doorknobs with the back of your hand before opening them and staying low to avoid the smoke from a fire. While those tips are helpful, they don’t cover everything regarding fire safety. Knowing what to do when you see […]