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Fire Prevention Tips

Do what you can to be educated and prepared to prevent a fire in your home!

The top 5 fire causes are cooking, heating, electrical, smoking and candles.

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

  • Have one installed in every sleeping room, and on all levels of the home 
  • Having interconnected alarms; when one sounds, they all go off
  • Test ALL smoke alarms at least once a month
  • Know what is installed in your home- does the alarm sense for smoke and carbon monoxide?
  • For those hard-of-hearing, install smoke alarms that react with strobe lights
  • Every 10 years replace your smoke alarm
  • Have a home fire escape plan prepared


What is a Knox Box?

A Knox box is a way of rapid entry into a building in emergency settings. They decrease the chance of property destruction and reduce work related injuries.