- Fire Safety
Many emergencies within our homes and business can be prevented, or should they occur the resulting damage reduced, by following some simple safety tips and making subtle changes in some of our daily habits.
Always remember - if an emergency should occur dial 9-1-1 as soon as you have safely removed yourself from the situation.
Burning Wood Safely
Here you can learn more about burning wood safely and how to avoid chimney fires and creosote buildup.
Clothes Dryer Safety
Dangerous heat, usually resulting from friction, can sometimes build up in your dryer. Find out how to keep your home safe.
Electrical Fire Hazards
Americans have become accustomed to the availability of electricity and the conveniences it makes possible. Hazardous situations involving electricity are often overlooked or not even considered.
Facts About Carbon Monoxide
Carbon monoxide is a poisonous gas that can kill you when breathed. You can't see it, smell it or taste it. It is sometimes called the "silent killer" because it sneaks up on you and takes your life without warning.
Fire Extinguishers may be used as an effective means of extinguishing infant fires.
Holiday Safety Tips
The holidays should be a time for fun and enjoyment, make sure they stay that way by practicing safe holiday procedures with trees, lights, and decorations.
Home Fire Escape Drill
Every household should practice the Home Fire Escape Drill. If a fire should occur, this drill can help you and your family escape.
Home Safety Checklist
A residential fire occurs every half hour in Ohio. How safe is your home from fire?
Kerosene Heater Safety
Kerosene heaters have been around for many years and the latest models are more economical, portable, and safer to use than ever before. Despite these improvements, fires in Ohio caused by kerosene heaters continue.
The kitchen is the most dangerous room in your home, however taking some simple safety precautions can make it a much safer place.
Safety Tips - Older Ohioans
Fires are a major destroyer of property, learn how to keep your family and property safe.
A majority of fires with fatalities occur during the night, when people are sleeping. A working detector can sound the alarm to alert you when it detects smoke.
Wood Stove Installation
The proper installation of a wood stove is critical to the safety of your family. With solid fuel heat, you are bringing a dangerous element into your home.