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Wood Stove Safety

According to the National Fire Protection Association, supplemental heating equipment, such as a wood stove, is the leading cause of home fires during the months of December, January and February. Home heating equipment trails only cooking equipment...

Space Heater Safety

According to the National Fire Protection Association, supplemental heating equipment, such as a space heater, is the leading cause of home fires during the months of December, January and February. Home heating equipment trails only cooking...

Kerosene Heater Safety

If you plan to use a kerosene heater to help heat your home this winter, use extreme caution. According to the National Fire Protection Association, supplemental heating equipment, such as a kerosene heater, is the leading cause of home fires during...

Home Heating Safety

Regardless of the method you use to heat your home, the United States Consumer and Product Safety Commission encourages you to: Equip your home with at least one smoke alarm on each floor and outside sleeping areas. Install a Carbon Monoxide (CO)...

Safe Home Checklist

Understanding how a home was built and what natural hazards it may face are just as important as the aesthetic features that attracted you to it. Use this checklist to help determine some of the risk factors to keep in mind.