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Fire Prevention

Cooking Safety: Cooking brings family and friends together, provides an outlet for creativity and can be relaxing. But did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries? By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires. Additional cooking safety tips from FEMA can be found here.

Washer Dryer Safety: Doing laundry is most likely part of your every day routine. But did you know how important taking care of your clothes dryer is to the safety of your home? With a few simple safety tips you can help prevent a clothes dryer fire.

Electrical Safety Checklist: Prevent fires at home with these electrical safety tips.

Escape Planning: Plan Ahead. If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Everyone needs to know what to do and where to go if there is a fire.

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips: The most important things you need to know are smoke alarms save lives and they should be in every home. Use the link for important smoke alarm safety measures. For additional reading: What You Should Know About Smoke Alarms.

Smoking Safety Tips: Whenever it is possible you should always choose to smoke outside. Most home fires caused by smoking materials start inside the home.

Shelter-in-Place Safety Tips: When disaster strikes, it may be safer to stay in your home, place of employment, or other location. Learn where to go, what to do, and how long you should shelter-in-place for the hazards in your area.