Can My Grill Cause a Fire?

Can My Grill Cause a Fire?

Warmer temperatures usually means that our indoor spring cleaning is behind us and we can turn our attention to the outdoors.  It’s time to finish planting our spring/summer flowers, crank up the lawn mower, dust off our yard furniture, and pull out the grill in...

Fire Escape Plan

Did you know that more than 2 out of every 5 reported home fires start in the kitchen -or- that you could have less than 2 minutes to escape a home once the smoke alarm sounds -or- that 84% of the home fire deaths reported from 2010-2014 occurred in 1 or 2 family...
Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Protect Your Home While on Vacation

Many of us are packing our bags to enjoy one last trip to the beach or a family get-a-way before school starts back in just a few short weeks.  As we check to make sure we have plenty of sunscreen or confirm our hotel reservations, take a few extra minutes to protect...

Business Disaster Plan

When we think of disasters that can affect our businesses, we often think of floods, fires and tornadoes, but are you prepared in case a blackout or computer virus attempt to cripple your business? I was talking to a small business owner recently about some of his...
Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Severe Weather Preparedness Week

Did you know… North Carolina averages 26 tornadoes, 3 tornado fatalities and 39 tornado injuries each year Tornadoes most frequently occur in the late afternoon and early evening hours Damage from straight line thunderstorm winds can look like and be just as bad...