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Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen

Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen  Food brings family and friends together, especially around the holidays. As you prepare for all your fun family festivities, it is important to keep kitchen fire safety in mind to keep you and your loved ones safe. Cooking Can Be Costly The NFPA reports that U.S. fire departments […]

Cold Weather Checklist

USA Fire Protection’s Cold Weather Checklist   Temperatures are dropping quickly, are you prepared for winter? Read USAFP’s cold weather checklist below to see what you can do to prevent a freeze up this season.   Click on the image above to print or download a PDF version of our cold weather checklist. Furthermore, to learn more about how USA Fire […]

8 Fire Protection Terms You Should Know

Fire Protection Dictionary – 8 Fire Protection Terms You Should Know Whether you are looking into fire protection system installation or are just interested in learning more about fire protection, it may be helpful to know a few key fire protection terms to help communicate your challenges and needs. Here is a quick list of […]

Creepin’ It Real This Halloween with these Halloween Fire Safety Tips

Costumes, Pumpkins, & Fire Safety… OH MY! Halloween is a time for sweets, scares, and fun, but do you know how to stay safe? Each year on average, 780 house fires begin from Halloween decorations. More than two of every five Halloween house fires occurred because decorations were placed too close to a heat source, […]

Fire Prevention Week 2022

Fire Prevention Week 2022 On October 8th, 1871, the City of Chicago was devastated by a vicious fire that raged across the city for two days. The blaze, now known as the Great Chicago Fire, took more than 250 lives, 17,400 structures, 2,000 acres of land, and left a lasting impact across the nation. In […]

6 of the Most Flammable Household Items

6 of the Most Flammable Household Items U.S. fire departments respond to an estimated average of 350,000 home structure fires per year, according to the National Fire Protection Association. The study shows that cooking/heating equipment are the leading causes of home structure fires, but there are many common household items that could increase the risk. […]

Flashover: The Power of Fire Sprinklers

Flashover: The Power of Fire Sprinklers Fire Sprinklers Can Save You, Your Home, and Your Family. At USA Fire Protection, safety is our number one priority. In order to keep you safe from fire, it is important to recognize the probable timeline of a house fire. Today’s homes are made with highly flammable synthetic materials […]

2021 Fire Prevention Week

2021 Fire Prevention Week On October 8th, 1871 the city of Chicago was devastated by a vicious fire that raged across the city for two days. The blaze, now known as the Great Chicago Fire, took more than 250 lives, 17,400 structures, 2,000 acres of land, and left a lasting impact across the nation. In 1925 President Calvin Coolidge responded by declaring Fire Prevention Week […]

5 Fall Fire Safety Tips

5 Fall Fire Safety Tips   As summer comes to an end and the leaves begin to fall, it is time to prepare for the cool temperatures ahead. Before arranging a bonfire or tapping into your Halloween decorations, make sure to acknowledge the fire hazards involved. Here are some fall fire safety tips to help […]

WHY REVERSE PARKING OR FORWARD FIRST PARKING IS SAFER

WHY REVERSE PARKING OR FORWARD FIRST PARKING IS SAFER Why is Reverse Parking or Forward First Parking safer? Continue reading for the facts, the myths and why you should do it everywhere you go! Driver safety does not stop in the parking lot. In fact, drivers should be even more vigilant of their surroundings while […]

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