Candle Fire Safety

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Are you Safely Burning Your Candles? December is the peak month for candle fires. This peak in candle fires stems from two main sources. First, there are many religious celebrations that involve the use of lit candles. Second, decorations for holidays such as Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa can get too close to candles which can cause ignition. Safety with Religious … Read More

Fire and Life Safety in Eating Establishments

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Is Your Establishment Safe? Eating establishments are a place for people to enjoy a meal and each other’s company. But, it is not common to think about an establishments safety protocols when you are out to dinner. NFPA reports an “average of 7,410 structure fires per year in eating and drinking establishments” between 2010-2014. Out of these 7,410 fires; 5,810 … Read More

Thanksgiving Fire Dangers

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How to Stay Safe While Cooking Your Thanksgiving Meal The holidays are a time when friends and family are brought together through food. During this season families bake sweet treats, make traditional family recipes, and gather for button popping feasts. Unfortunately, all of this time in the kitchen results in dangerous cooking fires. Year Round Cooking Fires Cooking fires happen … Read More

We Are Now On Instagram!

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Keeping Up With Social Media Here at IFS, we started our social media journey one year ago this week. We started this online presence with the hopes connecting with our customers and employees and sharing important fire and life safety information. Throughout this past year we have not only had this opportunity to connect with our customers and employees, but … Read More

Fire and Life Safety with Your Pets

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Are You and Your Pets Prepared for a Fire? Our pets are often very important members of our families. When it comes to fire and life safety it is extremely important to make sure that you have a plan for your human family members and your furry family members. Pets Starting Fires NFPA says that pets start approximately 750 home … Read More

Operation Gratitude

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Donation Drive 11/1/18 – 11/30/18 Here at IFS we find it extremely important to give back. This year we are teaming up with a charity called Operation Gratitude. They are a nonprofit organization that sends care packages to people who serve to protect our country. Operation Gratitude’s mission is to “thank every American who serves”, and with their message of … Read More

Carbon Monoxide Detectors

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Does Your State Have Carbon Monoxide Regulations? Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless, poisonous gas. It can be produced when fuels burn incompletely. Heating, cooking equipment, generators, and vehicles are all top producers of carbon monoxide. It is the second most common cause of non-medicinal poisoning deaths in the US. According to the CDC, there are over 10,000 people poised … Read More

Fire and Life Safety for Food Trucks

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Are Your Food Trucks Up To Code? Food trucks are all the rage! They are a fun, easy, and delicious way to get a quick meal. But, there is a whole other side to food trucks that people do not often talk about – fire safety. There have been numerous instances with food trucks combusting and causing harm to both … Read More

Fire Prevention Week

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October 7-13 2018 Fire Prevention Week was started in 1922 by NFPA. President Calvin Coolidage made it a national observance in 1925. It is the longest running public health observance in the US. Fire Prevention Week happens every year during the week of October 9th. This is in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. This fire started on … Read More

Halloween Fire and Life Safety

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How to Keep You and Your Family Safe during Halloween Fall is here and Halloween is upon us. Tis the season for pumpkin spice everything, fall decorations, lit jack-o-lanterns, costumes, and trick-or-treating. These Halloween symbols and activities are fun for all involved, but they can also be filled with dangerous fire risks. Statistics from NFPA From 2009-2013, decorations were the … Read More