Fire Safety

Oct. 82018
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety
We all love wood burning fire and/or candles when the weather gets crisp and the holidays set in. However, it is important to have respect for the open flame. Fires can turn into out-of-control conflagrations and consume an entire home...
Sep. 252018
By Katie Conaway | fire prevention month, Fire Safety
October is Fire Prevention Month, reminding us to change the batteries in smoke detectors and make sure to be prepared in case of fire in the home. However, do you really know how to prevent a fire? Learn common-sense practices...
Aug. 302018
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety
Fire pits are wonderful ambiance creators for any outdoor space. No matter the season, the versatile fire pit is a welcoming way to bring people together to sit back, relax and enjoy the night air. However, make no mistake, when...
Jan. 162018
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety
All fifty states have experienced bitter cold temperatures recently. This has left people seeking warmth and comfort, often by firing up their wood burning fireplaces and stoves. With increased wood fires within the home, have unfortunately come more house fires....
Oct. 232017
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety, Holiday
Some of the best Halloween parties are held outdoors. Why? Because guests can soak in all the fall colors and smells and set the tone for a spooky encounter.  Halloween is fired inspired, after all, so make sure to light...
Sep. 122017
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety
Nothing says fun and camaraderie like a blazing bonfire! Bonfire, originally “banefyre”, means “bone-fire”. What purpose they originally served varies from funeral pyre (literally meaning “burning of bones”), to pagan rituals of celebration (e.g. All Hallows Eve). Whatever the origin,...
Dec. 122016
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety, Holiday
The most festive holiday settings inevitably take place around the warm glow of a wood burning fire. Nothing is more cozy and comforting than a fire in a beautifully decorated mantel. When there is a wood burning fire, it awakens...
Sep. 132016
By Katie Conaway | Fire Safety
The leaves are starting to turn and the air is beginning to feel cooler. Before you know it, nothing will sound better than enjoying the warm glow and soothing crackle of a wood burning fire! According to the Farmer’s Almanac,...