Halloween Candle Safety

Jack-o’-lanterns, wispy spider webs, paper ghosts, dried cornstalks, and hay bales are staples of Halloween porch decor. Unfortunately, these common decorations also present potential fire risks. In addition to festive decorations, costumes made with flowing fabric can also catch fire very quickly. When jack-o’-lanterns and other open-flame candle decorations come in contact with these materials, a fast-spreading fire can occur …

NATIONAL FIRE PREVENTION WEEK 2017

This week is National Fire Prevention Week! The theme this week is “Every Second Counts: Plan Two Ways Out”, and it reminds us all that seconds can mean the difference between escaping a fire safely or having it end in tragedy. Escape plans are extremely important, yet many businesses and families don’t have a plan in place. How do you …