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Wildfire Prevention and Preparation

How to keep safe when wildfires are imminent.

A man installing a new fire alarm.
Fire Safety Awareness and Smoke Alarms

Install up to date smoke alarms, to protect your home and family.

A forest in the grips of a fire.
Be Ready for Fire Season

Prepare for (and prevent) a woodland fire.

Smoke detector
Smoke Detector Beeping: Maintenance Is Likely Required

Smoke detector beeping means you should check for repairs.

A fireplace.
Fire Blocks

It prevents fires from spreading.

A person testing the battery on a smoke detector.
When to Replace a Smoke Detector

Perform a series of tests to be sure.

A fire at dusk in a neighborhood.
4 Life-Saving Fire Prevention Products You Need Now

Invest in these products to protect your home and loved ones.

Cleaning supplies.
Smoke Damage Restoration

Smoke damage restoration is a necessary task.

A green paper house with flames in the background.
10 Fire Prevention Tips

Rest easy at night knowing you've done as much as you can to prevent a fire in your home.

The roof of a house on fire.
5 Myths About Home Fires

Make your family and home's safety your number one priority.

Sprinkler
Misconceptions about Home Fire Sprinkler Systems

These misconceptions are simply not true.

A portable barbeque outdoors with the large flames of a flash fire coming out.
Barbeque Grills and Fire Safety

Whether it's gas or charcoal, keep your BBQ-ing safe.

Three Fire Extinguishers
How Many Fire Extinguishers Does My Home Need?

Every home needs at least one fire extinguisher.

three fire extinguishers against a wall.
How to Read Fire Extinguisher Tags

Read the tags to ensure it's working.

A fire.
10 Common Fire Code Violations

Don't block passageways and exit doors.

Fire fighting
How to Clean Up Fire Extinguisher Chemicals

You put out the fire, now clean up the mess.

hands changing the battery of a smoke detector
When To Change A Smoke Detector Battery

Ideally you should check it on a schedule.

A house fire burning through an attic.
Tips for Holding a Fire Safety Drill

Preparation can mean the difference between life and death when fire strikes your home.

The beginning flame of a brush fire.
How to Prevent Brush Fires

Follow these 4 tips to prevent a wildfire in warm months.

A field of dry crops burning.
How to Know the Backyard Burn Laws in Your Area

Whether using a burn barrel for paper debris, enjoying a backyard fire in a pit, or monitoring a field burn, it’s important to know the regulations in your area.

A house with firemen putting a fire out.
How to Install and Use a Fire Escape Ladder

If you have a second story on your house, fire escape ladders are a must.

A fire extinguisher secured in the trunk of a vehicle.
Understanding Fire Extinguisher Ratings and Uses

Fire is a common danger, but one that can be solved with the right safety equipment. Learn about fire extinguisher rating system in more depth.