Reduce Your Heating Costs and Stay Fire Safe

January 3, 2012

Due to the high costs of natural gas and efforts to save energy, the use of alternative heating sources such as space heaters has greatly increased. These supplemental heating devices carry a great risk of causing a fire if not used properly, especially when left unattended. If you need extra heat in your home safety, [...]

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Holiday Recycling for the Environment

December 27, 2011

The holiday season is the time we create more materials that we throw away than at any other time of the year. From our friends at ABCO Fire Protection, here are a few quick reminders on recycling for a better environment for all. Happy New Year from all of us at NIFAST.  

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Winter Residential Fire Safety – Be Safe

December 20, 2011
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Your Winter Storm Checklist

December 13, 2011

Stay informed and know the weather approaching so you are prepared for whatever may be coming your way.

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Holiday Home Fire Safety

December 6, 2011

The holidays are are great time to celebrate, decorate, cook and gather with family and friends. It can also also means a greater risk for fire. In fact, Christmas trees account for hundreds of fires annually. According to the NFPA, half of all home heating fires occurred in December, January and February in 2004-2008. Following a few simple [...]

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NIFAST Teaches Fire Safety

November 29, 2011

Fire safety does not come naturally for most, and as we have learned through our many years of in-depth study: expert knowledge is the key to being fully prepared. Knowledge by way of products through our NIFAST fire safety store; knowledge by way of services through our home inspectors program and fire safety training programs; and knowledge by way [...]

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Thanksgiving Day Cooking Safety Tips

November 22, 2011

The number of home cooking fires on Thanksgiving Day was three times the national average of fires per day in 2009, according the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA.) NFPA is urging the public to keep fire safety in mind when preparing holiday meals. NIFAST would like to wish you and your family a happy and [...]

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Stay Fire Safe When Cooking This Holiday Season

November 15, 2011

Unattended cooking is the #1 cause of residential fires. We read about it in the newspapers everyday and too many times someone will come home after a long day at work or after a late night out and decide to cook something and fall asleep with something on the stove. This carelessness could easily be [...]

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Prevent Cooking Fires This Holiday Season

November 7, 2011

There is an increased incidence of cooking fires on Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve Day, and Christmas Day. These fires are preventable by simply being more attentive to the use of cooking materials and equipment. Homeowners should never underestimate the dangers associated with the everyday tasks of frying, grilling and broiling. At the same time, small appliances like microwaves, [...]

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Campus Fire Safety Tips to Always Remember

November 1, 2011

Daylight Savings will end this Sunday on November 6 and it is always good to remember some simple fire safety tips. Follow these tips to create a safe environment while away at school. Dorms and campus housing don’t always get enough scrutiny when it comes to fire safety and students on their own might be [...]

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