Everything You Need to Know About Electrical House Fires

  According to the U.S. Fire Administration, there are about 24,000 electrical fires per year. So are you at risk? And what can you do to protect yourself and your family from a house fire that is caused by electrical issues? Let’s take a closer look at the common causes and signs of electrical house […]

How Dangerous is the Aftermath of a House Fire?

  A house fire can be disastrous. The truth is both your health and your property can be destroyed by fire. For example, the soot and smoke that is left over after a house fire is very dangerous to your health. In fact, there are numerous health hazards in the aftermath of a house fire. […]

How to Keep a Bonfire or Campfire from Spreading & Damaging Your House

  Many people enjoy warming themselves by a bonfire, campfire, or another type of outside fire during the winter months. It can be relaxing … but it can also be dangerous if the fire spreads. For instance: Wildfire Statistics Currently, the United States spends about $3 billion year to put out fires in its parks […]

What You Need to Know About Chimney Fires as Temperatures Grow Colder

  Chimney fires can do a lot of interior damage not just to chimneys but also the surrounding house – especially if it is a big fire. However, not all chimney fires are large and conspicuous; many begin, burn for a brief period of time, and then extinguish themselves. These fires that you may not […]

Tips for Preventing House Fires Caused by Space Heaters

  As the calendar turns to the winter months and the weather gets colder, more people start using space heaters for warmth and comfort. The truth is space heaters can be a nice source of extra heat in a home but there are risks that come with using them. In fact, there are frequently news […]

What Happens During a House Fire?

  A little flame can grow into a large fire that destroys a house and endangers the lives of the occupants in as little as 30 seconds. That’s a big reason why experts say that more Americans each year are killed in fires than in all other natural disasters combined. Even if no one is […]

Holiday Season a Dangerous Season for House Fires

  We are now entering the time of year when the chance of you being a house fire victim increases. Fire experts say the leading day for house fires in America is Thanksgiving Day. Also, the U.S. Fire Administration reports that Christmas Day and New Year’s Day each have close to double the usual number […]

House Fire Risk Increases in Winter, Here’s What You Need to Know

  No matter the time of year, house fires are dangerous, but as the temperature drops, they undoubtedly happen more frequently. The American Red Cross reports that the number of house fires rises between the fall and winter seasons, peaking in December and January. The U.S. Fire Administration calculates that 890 persons per year die […]

Your Odds of Suffering a House Fire And What to Do to Keep Your Family Safe

  Most people believe they will never experience a house fire. House fires, however, happen frequently. According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), there were 361,500 home fires in the US in 2019. The NFPA further claims that 16,600 civilians were injured and 3,700 civilians (non-firefighters) lost their lives in fires in 2019. Every […]