Winter Safety - Lit Fireplace

Stop, Drop and Roll

Jim Bauer Safety Tips

With the arrival of cooler temperatures, you’ll be spending more time indoors and beginning to use your heaters and vents again. Before you turn up the heat, it’s important to review your fall fire safety strategy to keep you and your family safe during the colder fall and winter months. Replace Batteries in Smoke Detectors Smoke and carbon monoxide detectors …

Home Fire Evacuation Plan

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

If your home catches on fire, your family’s safety may depend on advance planning. Panic may set in during an emergency, but with a home fire evacuation plan, everyone in the family will have planned and practiced how to get out of the house quickly and safely. These 12 tips will help you create and practice your fire evacuation plan: …

Fire Safety Checklist

Jim Bauer Emergency Preparedness

Creating a home fire safety checklist may seem like a daunting task, but it’s essential to keep your family prepared in case of an emergency. Make sure everyone in your home can be warned of a fire with proper alarms since smoke and gases can kill long before flames do. Plan an escape route. Don’t procrastinate any longer: a bit of fire safety maintenance and practice …

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: