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Posted on: October 1, 2019

Escape Planning

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FACTS 

--According to an NFPA survey, only one of every three American households have actually developed and practiced a home fire escape plan. 

--While 71% of Americans have an escape plan in case of a fire, only 47% of those have practi...

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Posted on: October 11, 2019

Be Halloween Safe

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DID YOU KNOW 

--Decorations are the first thing to ignite in more that 1,000 reported home fires each year. 

HALLOWEEN FIRE SAFETY TIPS 

--When choosing a costume, stay away from billowing or long trailing fabric. If your child is ...

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Posted on: October 10, 2019

Candle Safety

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FACTS 

--On average, a candle fire in the home is reported to a U.S. fire department every 30 minutes. 

--Roughly two-fifths of home candle fires started in the bedroom. 

--More than half of all candle fires start when things that ...

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