Take Steps Now to Fireproof Your Home

By Gordon Williams  Fire Prevention Week, as proclaimed by the National Fire Protection Association, runs from October 4-10 this year. The dates for this annual event coincide with the anniversary of the Great Chicago fire that began on October 8, 1871.  Image by Pexels from Pixabay Observe the event this year by taking steps to … Continue reading Take Steps Now to Fireproof Your Home

Make Fire Prevention Week a Week of Fire Safety Lessons

By Gordon Williams Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14 this year, and Lisa Braxton of the National Fire Protection Association thinks it is a great time for parents to drill kids--young kids especially--in the lessons of fire safety. Braxton, in the Public Education Division of the NFPA, lays out a five-night set of fire safety … Continue reading Make Fire Prevention Week a Week of Fire Safety Lessons