fire prevention

Winter is the Worst Time of Year for House Fires
An average of 905 people die in winter home fires each year. In addition, more than $2 billion in property loss occurs. 67% of these fires occur in one and two-family houses. These numbers are startling and real! There are several precautions you can take to prevent these tragedies from happening to…
National Fire Prevention Week
This is "National Fire Prevention Week", a time when we should take note of things we can do in our homes to keep us safe from fire and it's effects. I remember when I was a kid at Miller School in Utica, it was always exciting when that big red fire engine, the Utica Firemen and of course…
Smokey The Bear Turns 70
Someone, or should I say someBEAR, turned 70 over the weekend.  No, I’m not talking about the picnic basket stealing bear, I’m talking about Smokey the Bear.
This friendly bear, dressed in jeans and sports a “Smokey Bear” hat...
Remember to Check Your Batteries
Daylight Saving Time (3/10 at 2 a.m.) is fast approaching. And, in addition to changing your clocks, there is a "holiday" that coincides with Daylight Saving Time--it's Check Your Batteries Day, which happens on the second Sunday of March every year. No, it's not a day to remember to chang…