Proper Use for Fire Extinguishers

Jim Bauer Safety Tips

The statistics leave no doubt that fire extinguishers can be an important safety asset in any home. The National Fire Protection Association reports that a United States fire department responds to a residential fire every 84 seconds. Over 40 percent of these are related to kitchen or cooking fires, while another 25 percent started in a bedroom. Effective fire prevention is …

7 Steps to Protect Your Family in case of a House Fire

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

In 2013, there were 369,500 residential home fires in the United States, according to the National Fire Protection Association. These fires results in the deaths of 2,755 people and injuries for 12,200. By taking the following precautions in advance, you can improve your family’s chances of a safe escape in case of a house fire: