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Fire & Life Safety Information & Resources

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Fire Department Key Box Installation (Knox Box)

The Knox-Box® Rapid Entry System is a secure emergency access program developed for property owners and first responders. First Responders across North America use the Knox-Box Rapid Entry System to […]

Winter Fire Safety

Heating is the second leading cause of U.S. home fires, deaths and injuries. December, January and February are the peak months for heating fires. Space heaters are the type of […]

Wildfire and Outdoor Fire Safety

Outdoor Fire Safety Create a safety zone of up to 100 feet around your home. Remove pine needles and dry leaves from around your home. Keep woodpiles at least 30 […]

Travel Fire Safety

Fire safety is not typically front of mind for most people when making travel plans, however, fires in hotels and motels are extremely common. Here is everything you need to […]

Thanksgiving Fire Safety

For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. So keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen during this joyous but hectic time is […]

Smoking Fire Safety

Smoking materials, including cigarettes, pipes, and cigars, started an estimated 17,200 home structure fires reported to U.S. fire departments in 2014. These fires caused 570 deaths, 1,140 injuries and $426 […]

Summer Fire Safety

Summer is a time for fun, but it is important to make sure you and your family are being cautious when using fireworks, grills, and other potentially dangerous materials. Here […]

Smoke Alarm Safety

Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms that are properly installed and maintained play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries. If there is a fire in your home, […]

Severe Weather and Fire Safety

The majority of the U.S. is at risk for severe weather, which can cause dangerous and sometimes life-threatening conditions. Snowstorms, extreme cold, hurricane force winds, torrential rains and flooding, and […]

Home Hazardous Materials

It is important for people to know the steps they can take to keep themselves and their families safe from accidents related to home hazardous materials. Put these safety messages […]