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What’s on Your Holiday Safety Wish List?

#1 – Distribution of effective COVID-19 vaccine for all#2 – Increased health and safety in 2021#3 – Safe return and resumption of our educational and economic systems Not your typical stocking stuffers, that’s for sure. There is still much to determine when it comes to this wish list, but one… [ Keep reading ]

Fire Prevention Month: The Home Protection System You Can’t Afford to Be Without

Pop quiz: You’re home sleeping in bed at night. Suddenly, the smoke alarm sounds, abruptly waking you from a sound sleep. What do you do? a. Put the pillow over your head to drown out the noise.b. Roll over and go back to sleep.c. Curse and mutter about yet another… [ Keep reading ]

Replace your carbon monoxide (CO) alarms before they expire

The Seattle Fire Department recently responded to three residences where a person called 9-1-1 after their CO alarm beeped intermittently. Upon further investigation it was discovered that there was no emergency but that the CO alarms in question were sounding every 30 seconds to indicate expiration. CO alarm life span… [ Keep reading ]

Time to test your smoke alarm

As the days get shorter and with cold weather on the horizon, now is a good time to test your smoke alarm and replace their batteries. If it is more than 10 years old, it might be time to replace them with new ones. According to the National Fire Protection… [ Keep reading ]