Labor Day: Grilling Safety Tips

August 27, 2014

Here are a few simple grilling safety tips that may save more than your dinner.   Before You Begin •Clean your barbecue to avoid grease buildup. Accumulated grease deposits frequently catch fire and are difficult to put out. •Keep the grill at least 10 feet away from your house or trees. •Don’t barbecue in theRead More

Grilling Safety Tips

August 27, 2013

Fire in the grill, under hot dogs and burgers, is a welcome sight at the family cookout. But fire anywhere else can make your summer barbecue memorable for all the wrong reasons. Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors. The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings andRead More

Develop a Home Fire Escape Plan

January 10, 2012

When a fire strikes, there’s no time for mistakes because it can take less than two minutes for smoke fumes to overcome a child or an adult. Create an escape plan for your family and know what should be avoided. Hold a fire drill twice a year. Safety Tips If possible, plan two ways outRead More