Boating Safety

Boats can be a great source of summer fun and leisure. But, boaters, swimmers, and marina staff must be aware of dangers in and around the water.

Candle Safety

Candles may be pretty to look at but they are a cause of home fires - and home fire deaths. A candle is an open flame, which means that it can easily ignite anything that can burn.

Carbon Monoxide

Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when certain fuels burn incompletely. Some of these fuels can be used in the home.

Christmas Tree Safety

As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. Choose a tree with fresh green needles.

Cooking Safety

Cooking brings family and friends together, and can be relaxing. But did you know cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries?

Dryer Safety

Doing laundry is most likely part of your every day routine. But did you know how important taking care of your clothes dryer is to the safety of your home?

Electrical - Indoors

Flipping a light switch. Plugging in a coffeemaker. Charging a laptop computer. Electricity makes our lives easier. However, we need to be cautious and keep safety in mind.

Electrical - Outdoors

Lighting to improve the look and safety of our homes, electric tools to make our outdoor work easier, and power lines to our home, all need to be handled with care.

Fire Escape Plan

It is important to know how to make a home fire escape plan. Tips include drawing a map of your home - showing all doors and windows. Visit each room and find two ways out.

Fireworks Safety

Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. The only safe way to view fireworks is to attend a professional show. Fireworks are not safe in the hands of consumers.

Flood Safety

Floods can happen everywhere, making them one of the country’s most common natural disasters. Flooding poses a greater threat in low-lying areas and near water,.

Generator Safety

Downed utility lines, heavy snow falls or summer storms can all lead to power outages. Many people turn to a portable generator for a temporary solution without knowing the risks.

Grilling Safety

There’s nothing like outdoor grilling. It’s one of the most popular ways to cook food. But, a grill placed too close to anything that can burn is a fire hazard.

Halloween Safety

Halloween is a fun, and spooky, time of year for kids. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters with a few easy safety tips.

Heating Safety

There is something about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires?

Hurricane Safety

The intensity of hurricanes that will hit land is measured in terms of categories that relate wind speeds and potential damage. Even less intense storms can cause damage.

Lightning Safety

Thunder and lightning storms happen all the time. Know what to do to keep you and your family safe when storms strike!

Lithium Ion Batteries

Lithium ion batteries supply power to many kinds of devices. Take care when using them. In rare cases, they can cause a fire or explosion.

Pet Safety

Pets give us comfort, friendship, and unconditional love. Our connection to them can be among the strongest relationships in our lives. But pets can cause fires.

Sky Lantern Safety

Sky lanterns have become increasingly popular as a way to celebrate. However, they pose a serious fire safety hazard and their use is prohibited by NFPA code.

Smoke Alarms

Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly.

Thanksgiving Safety

The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day.

Winter Holiday Safety

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season.

Winter Storm Safety

Winter storms can happen almost anywhere. They can cause us problems. Know what to do before, during and after a storm.