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Home Fire, Fire, Fire Prevention, Fire Safety

10 Most Common Causes of House Fires

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 12, 2019
 Firework Safety, Fire Prevention, Holidays, Summer, Sparkles

4th of July Fun: The Do's and Don'ts of Fireworks

Posted By: Amy Casey on June 28, 2019

Alright, alright – fireworks can’t be that dangerous right? WRONG.

Grilling, Barbecue, Grill

5 Grilling Safety Tips for Your Next Cookout

Posted By: Amy Casey on May 23, 2019

Partly cloudy with 0% chance of rain, it’s grillin’ time! Grilling can be a super fun way to enjoy beautiful weather, but it’s also the culprit behind 9,000 home fires and 16,000 injuries every year.

Baking, Cookie Cutters, Cooking Safety, Holidays

6 Holiday Cooking Safety Tips

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 19, 2018

For many families the kitchen is the heart of the home during the holidays, where the family gathers to enjoy one another’s company and indulge in a delicious meal!

Fire Prevention, Fire Safety, Winter, Space Heater

Give Your Space Heater Some Space: Portable Heater Safety

Posted By: Amy Casey on December 13, 2018

Wife: “Honey, grab my favorite blanket, my fuzziest socks and a nice cup of cocoa; I’m absolutely freezing!”

Husband: Lugs in the space heater, plugs it in and turns it on. “Your blanket is in the wash, I can’t find your socks and we’re out of cocoa, this will have to do.”

Fireplace, Fire, Cozy, Mother, Child

Fire & Ice: 6 Most Common Causes of House Fires in Winter

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 30, 2018

Most of us spend our time cozied up inside throughout the winter longing for the warm weather to return! We run our homes in overdrive during cold weather. The more time we spend indoors, the more chances there are for a house fire to occur.

Cooking, Restaurant Kitchen, Chef,  Fire Safety

Controlling the Flames: Commercial Kitchen Fire Safety

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 12, 2018

Five beef wellington, two scampi, three risotto - on the fly! Commercial kitchens are often hectic environments with a lot going on; from chefs churning out order after order to servers running back and forth trying to keep the tables turning.

Grain Bins, Farm Storage, Farm Safety

Grain Storage Bins: 3 Crucial Hazards to Keep in Mind

Posted By: Amy Casey on October 5, 2018

Grain handling facilities are those that may handle, store, receive, process and ship bulk raw agricultural commodities such as oats, barley, corn, wheat, etc. These facilities include feed mills, flour mills, grain elevators, dry corn mills and much more.