Common Causes of Winter House Fires

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

House fires of any kind are truly devastating. There are over 300,000 house fires each year, and unfortunately, more fires occur in winter than any other time. With more knowledge and preparation, most house fires can be prevented. Common Causes of House Fires in Winter Home fires increase during the cold weather months. In fact, insurance companies and fire departments actually …

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 …

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Recovering After a House Fire

Jim Bauer Insurance Restoration

A house fire can be a life-changing experience. You may potentially suffer the loss of your home and your possessions, you might have the terrifying experience of being in the home at the time of the fire, or you may have to be evacuated in the case of wildfires. Remember that at every step of the way, there are people to help you so that …

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: