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 …

 

 

 

 

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 [...]

 

 

 

 

Safety of play equipment begins at ground level

 

 

 

 

Stairway Gate Installation Kit (K12) by KidCo

The beauty of todays homes is the diversity of designs and materials used for stairways, room openings and doorways. Because of this, the installation of child safety gates can be difficult since a one size fits all gate design does not exist. In the Stairway Gate Installation Kit (Model K12), KidCo has assembled …