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Why You Should Practice Family Fire Drills

Why You Should Practice Family Fire Drills

Make sure that everyone is on the same page when they hear the smoke alarm go off. Panic and lack of execution are dangerous.

Use Space Heaters Safely

Use Space Heaters Safely

October is Fire Prevention Month, and organizations like the American Red Cross are distributing information to help people lessen the fire risks within their homes. As the temperatures start to drop, many turn to space heaters to provide additional warmth in their homes or offices. Yet the U.S. Department of […]

Time To Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

Time To Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

We trust your clocks are now one hour behind (the extra sleep is glorious, the early darkness is not!) Daylight Saving Time is also the ideal time of year to swap out the batteries in your smoke detectors — or, if needed, change the detectors themselves. Ensuring your home’s smoke […]

Where To Install Smoke Alarms In Your Home

Where To Install Smoke Alarms In Your Home

Installing smoke alarms throughout your home — and keeping them in proper working condition — is one of the most important things you can do to protect your family and pets. The National Fire Protection Association estimates that nearly two-thirds of home fire deaths result in homes that lack working […]

How Succulents Saved Our Home from a Wildfire

How Succulents Saved Our Home from a Wildfire

Brush fires are always a concern in communities where homes are built deep into natural habitats such as the hills surrounding Los Angeles. These areas have been plagued by fire within recent years and recently we heard that planting succulents can serve as first line of defense against a fast […]

Southern California Wildfires Emergency Contact Information

Southern California Wildfires
Emergency Contact Information

Our thoughts and prayers are with those in Southern California who are fighting the wildfires as well as the people who have lost their homes and possessions. Here is a listing of emergency wildfire contact information including evacuation sites for people and animals as well as all government agencies that […]