fire safety

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...