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October Is National Fire Prevention Month, But Preventing Fires Should be an Every Day Event

October 29th, 2017 2:54 PM by Dan Howard

Imagine, without warning every picture, keepsake, and valuable that is important to you could be reduced to charred carbon. Even worse, lives of those dear to you could be snuffed out in the moments after a fire starts. When you think about it, the destruction of fires is often a lot more total and complete than most natural tragedies.    

We Will Never Know the Fires We Kept from Happening

We are lulled into believing we are “safe” from fire in our own homes. When we look at the frayed electrical cord, we know that the cord has worked for the last three years. That fireplace has been used every winter for the last ten years and never been a problem.  Heck, you have dried your cloths in the clothes dryer week after week and the lint blocking the heat source didn’t catch fire. Why would it today?   It’s tough to take action when all has gone well until that moment.  When we do the preventive work that prevents the fire, nothing happens to tell us we prevented a tragedy.

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Posted by Dan Howard on October 29th, 2017 2:54 PM



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