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Fire Lieutenant Michael McLeieer of E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety

Fire Lieutenant Michael McLeieer of E.S.C.A.P.E. Fire Safety

Back to school safety tips

As summer draws to a close, it's time to head back to school, meet new friends and say hello to fall. Just like teachers, books and homework go together with the new school year, safety education should be a priority for every family...

Expert tips for staying safe at the campfire

Memorial Day is the unofficial kickoff weekend to the start of summertime fun. If your weekend plans include sitting around the campfire during your celebrations, here are some important tips to keep you and your family safe!

Learn the sounds of fire safety

This year’s National Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!,” will educate people about the different sounds smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms make and what action should be taken if an alarm sounds...

Change your clocks, check your alarms

When it’s time to move our clocks back, it’s a great time to check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home. In addition to giving each detector new batteries, check to be sure all alarms are working properly...

Practicing your escape plan is key

Escape planning and practice can help give everyone enough time to get out. According to a National Fire Protection Association survey, 71% of households have a fire escape plan, but only 47% of those have practiced it...