Fall Fire Safety and Prevention

Jim Bauer Fire and Smoke Damage, Safety Tips

With the arrival of cooler temperatures, you’ll most likely be spending more time indoors and beginning to use your heaters and vents again. To help keep you and your family safe this holiday season, it’s important to understand the basics of fire safety and know who to call after a fire emergency. Common Causes of House Fires in Fall and Winter Statistically, …

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Tips for Preventing an Electrical Fire

Jim Bauer Safety Tips

Electrical fires are often the leading cause of home fires in the United States each year according to the U.S. Fire Administration. Overloaded circuits, damaged cords, holiday overuse, and older homes with outdated wiring can spread sparks that could put your home up in flames. Fortunately, there are several ways to prevent the risk of an electrical fire in your home.

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: