Tips For National Home Safety Month

Summer is here and people are considering that well deserved vacation, but there are a few things to think about before leaving, to ensure your home is safe from harm. Officials say people must consider home security and fire safety. Fire safety starts with detection. Properly working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are …





Home safety checklist: Safety supplies to have around the house

Utilize this safety checklist to keep the home safe by preventing fire, avoiding exposure to toxins, preparing for household accidents and environmental hazards. A house is not a home unless it is safe – from fire, toxins, household accidents, and environmental hazards. Utilize the following checklist of safety equipment and procedures in order to ensure [...]





Chinese activist says he escaped cruel house arrest, calls for investigation

Beijing (CNN) — A prominent Chinese human rights activist has called for an investigation into what he describes as corrupt and cruel officials who he says “violently assaulted” him and his family before he escaped from house arrest and fled to Beijing. Chen Guangcheng addressed the Chinese premier, Wen Jiabao, in a video posted on [...]





After fatal South Jersey fires, check home safety – Gloucester County Times

Fatal Church Street

Staff Photo by Cindy Hepner Firefighters battle the early morning blaze April 9 on Church Street in Bridgeton that claimed the life of 13-year-old Destiny Smith.In less than three days over Easter weekend, four lives were lost to house fires in South Jersey:- A 13-year-old schoolgirl in Bridgeton.- A 56-year old mother in Washington Township.- [...]





Cunninghams settling into new home, still remembering and respecting violent …

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This is the eleventh in a monthly series following Eric and Tamisha Cunningham and their daughters as they recover from the April 2011 tornado that destroyed their home.The Huntsville Times/Dave DieterDaughters Sydney, Jordan and Taylor with parents Eric and Tamisha CunninghamHUNTSVILLE, Alabama — It was a four-person project, painstakingly working for several hours with stencils [...]