The 'Home Safety News' Category

Cause of enormous Indianapolis home blast that killed 2 unknown

<!–Saxotech Paragraph Count: 8–>INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — An enormous blast in the U.S. Midwest that killed two people, obliterated two homes and made dozens more uninhabitable came with no hint of warning, and authorities on Monday were still trying to find the cause of the explosion.Fire officials expressed amazement that only two people died late Saturday [...]





Vivint Home Automation Solutions Keep Military Families Safe

PROVO, Utah — Vivint, the largest home …





3 children, man killed in fire at Maine home

ORRINGTON, Maine –  A fire at a rural wood home early Saturday killed a father and his three children, while the kids’ mother escaped and was taken to a hospital to be treated for smoke inhalation, authorities said. The victims were identified as Benjamin Johnson III, 30, and the couple’s children: two boys, 9-year-old …





Safety-check issues hamper power restoration

Long Islanders fight to reclaim their lives after

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Three unexpected areas where you can improve home safety

(BPT) – Making home a safe, secure environment is a priority for any parent. It’s why we have smoke alarms and deadbolts, secure screens on second-floor windows and set the temperature of our hot water heaters to 120 degrees Fahrenheit. But what about unexpected sources of danger in our homes?While it’s impossible to anticipate and [...]





Home safety tips for cold weather

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – As cold weather approaches the state this weekend, Albuquerque Fire Fighters say it’s a good time to remind homeowners to check on heating sources for their houses. Already this fall, there have been at least five instances this fall where homes have burned because of problems with people heating their homes. First, [...]





Making our Home a Sanctuary

Everyone deserves to be physically, emotionally and spiritually safe at all times. This is not necessarily something we are taught, but it has profound implications for the choices we make in life. It is also the fundamental first principle to internalize for anyone embarking on the process of healing from trauma. But what does being [...]





Fireplace maintenance prevents safety risks

Before lighting up your fireplace this winter, experts recommend having it inspected for potential safety hazards.“We’re trying to prevent chimney fires that can cause a house to catch on fire,” said Merideth Judd, owner of Judd and Son Chimney Service in Schererville. “Get them cleaned and inspected on a regular basis.”The Chimney Safety Institute of [...]





Lessons from the Ultimate Safe Houses

By CANDACE JACKSON Candace Jackson looks at homes built to …