Utah is no stranger to fire accidents, and every year the state experiences a “wildfire season.” According to Federal statistics, Utah’s wildfire season has been the seventh worst in the country since 2002 in terms of acres of territory burned. The Real Causes of Utah’s Fires Surprisingly, accidents caused by natural wildfires are only a […]
Since its invention in 1812, fire sprinkler systems have been saving lives. In fact, when sprinkler systems and hardwired smoke alarms are present, the home fire death rate is 90% lower than if there were no system. This life-saving technology can quickly extinguish a fire in its room of origin. Since it uses less water and pressure […]
Hundreds of Americans die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning. Invisible but deadly, carbon monoxide leaks can occur due to a variety of household appliances and equipment — and many go unnoticed until it is too late. When carbon monoxide is inhaled, it can cause severe illness and even death. The only reliable way to […]
Feeling safe and secure in your home is important for anyone, but it is especially important for seniors. As we grow older, it is often impossible to maintain complete independence. This can be a difficult transition for many aging people. If you have an older relative that wishes to continue living independently in their own […]
Fire is difficult to fight once it has already started. But there are things you can do to prevent a fire from happening at home. Some of the things you can do are the responsible use of power outlets and extensions, proper storage of cooking oil and other flammable materials, replacement of faulty wiring, and […]
Fire Prevention Month was created to spread more awareness about the dangers of house fires and to increase preparedness in case of an emergency. This October, we want to help you and your family become more knowledgeable about the dangers of house fires and learn what you can do to be safe.
We all have belongings that are important to us. When it comes to your valuables, you may have hiding places in your home where you keep them. But how secure are those hiding places? Would a thief think to look there? Your hiding places may not be as good as you think. Here are some […]