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Common Holiday Fire Hazards and Safety Tips

December 3, 2021 Published by Leave your thoughts

The holiday season has arrived, and with it comes decorations, cooking and a lot more safety hazards around the home. The good news is that a few simple, precautionary steps and an understanding of what are likely to be the biggest safety hazards will help you stay safe throughout the season. If you’ve wondered what holiday causes the most fires or fire hazards, the Christmas season certainly ranks high up there, along with the Fourth of July. Here’s a quick look at some of the hazards you’re most likely to encounter during the holiday season and how you can stay... View Article

The Most Common Causes of Kitchen Fires

December 25, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Over the holidays (and the winter months in general), people spend a lot more time working in their kitchens. This greater level of usage means there will be at least a slightly greater chance of a kitchen fire occurring in your home. The good news is that these fires are highly preventable, but to know how to prevent kitchen fires, you need to be aware of their most common causes. With this in mind, here’s an overview of the most common causes of kitchen fires in Lawrenceville, GA and what you can do to prevent them from occurring: Excessive cooking... View Article

How to Avoid Burning Down Your House with Your Christmas Tree

December 11, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Christmas time means having new decorations up on your home, as well as some new potential fire risks. Each year, we like to remind homeowners who decorate their homes with real Christmas trees to take care of how they place the trees in their homes and the steps they take to decorate. Here is a quick overview of tips straight from the National Fire Protection Association to help you stay safe with your Christmas tree and avoid a fire hazard during the holiday season in Lawrenceville, GA this year. Pick the right tree If you haven’t yet chosen your tree... View Article

Common Fire Hazards in Grocery and Convenience Stores

February 18, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), grocery stores and convenience stores have the highest frequency of fires, at 28 percent. And, if you think about it, those statistics make sense. There are a ton of grocery store fire hazards in Lawrenceville, GA lying around. This post will teach you a few of the most common fire hazards in these businesses: Heating equipment: Most grocery and convenience stores have grab-and-go food options, many of which are hot items. Though these treats are nice for customers in a hurry, the heating elements pose a significant fire hazard. Be sure to... View Article

The Top Fire Hazards in an Office

February 4, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

You probably don’t think about it when you’re at work, but there’s a very real possibility of a fire breaking out at your office. Fire departments respond to an average of over 3,340 office fires each year, which result in four deaths, 44 injuries and $112 million in property damage. Continue reading to learn about a few of the leading office fire hazards in Lawrenceville, GA, and how you can prevent them: Damaged power cords: Power cords go through a lot of wear and tear over the years. As they age, the wire casing tends to become worn and expose... View Article