Protecting Your Home From Fires
According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), electrical malfunctions or failures accounted for 13% of home structure fires from 2012-2016 and were the second leading cause of U.S. home fires. Fires involving electrical malfunctions or failures accounted for the highest share of direct property damage and civilian deaths. Click here to read more.
Home Cooking Fire Prevention Tips
Cooking is the leading cause of home fires and fire injuries. Ranges or cooktops cause 62% of home fires according to the National Fire Protection Association. Learn how to stay safe with these tips (click here).
Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) Prevent Fires
Available as circuit breakers and receptacles. Arc-Fault Circuit Interrupters (AFCIs) protect against electrical fires from malfunctions. The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that 50% of home electrical fires can be prevented by proper AFCI protection. Click here to watch a video.
Set The Table For Safety – Holiday Cooking Safety
Whether testing out a new dish or whipping up a family classic, there’s one recipe that should also be included on the menu this holiday season: Safety. Follow this “Recipe for Kitchen Safety” and help this year’s festivities create memories instead of danger. Click here to read more.
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