Cooking Fire Safety

With Easter around the corner, many of you will be cooking your favorite family recipes.  I sure will be!  As I cook, I always keep in mind the significance of remaining alert while doing so, especially since cooking fires are the leading cause of home fires and home injuries.  According to the National Fire Protection Association (“NFPA”), […]

Smoke Alarm Safety

Did you know that approximately 3 out of 5 deaths related to fires occur in homes in which no smoke alarms are installed or the alarms that are installed are not properly functioning? Are smoke alarms installed throughout your home?  If so, when is the last time you tested them? Smoke alarms are essential to […]

Tuesday Tip: Space Heater Safety

As the snow continues to fall throughout the Chicagoland area and the cold temperatures set in, you may require supplemental heat in your home and select a space heater as your source.  Did you know that heating equipment is a leading cause of house fires in the United States?  The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) cited, “Space […]