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2013-11-19 12:29:41

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As temperatures drop, more people will turn on heaters to stay warm. The nation's emergency physicians warn about the potential risks involved with heating your homes and bodies. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100616/DC22034LOGO-d) "Every year, tragically, people are burned, start fires, get an electric shock and even die from carbon monoxide poisoning, because they weren't taking proper precautions," said Dr. Alex Rosenau,...

2013-11-18 23:22:44

Winter is a great time to do a few preventative maintenance tasks to ensure a home remains safe and energy efficient. The home alarm specialists at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of the best home winterization tips. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) November 18, 2013 Winter means a big drop in temperatures, and it also means it’s time to do some work around the house. Winterizing a home can make it safer, more comfortable and more energy efficient. The professionals at...

2013-11-15 23:19:40

A smoke detector can be one of the most valuable safety devices in a home. The professionals at AlarmSystemReport.com have created a list of tips for consumers to utilize when purchasing home smoke detectors. Phoenix, Arizona (PRWEB) November 15, 2013 No home should be without smoke detectors—they are one of the best ways to protect a family, and they’re an absolute necessity that all too many homeowners overlook in their safety and security preparations. Many home alarm system...

2013-11-06 16:29:34

Multi-community smoke alarm donation announced for Morgan's 2014 tour and home state of Tennessee NASHVILLE, Tenn., Nov. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Craig Morgan, country music star and former emergency medical technician, today introduced a national awareness campaign in partnership with Kidde Fire Safety and the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation to remind families to 'Be a Safety Hero' by following five simple home fire safety steps. TV and digital spots featuring Morgan and Nashville...

2013-11-01 23:24:06

More than 3,000 people die in house fires every year and 65% of these deaths result from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. Alarmreminders.com today launches a safety campaign to reduce these tragic, needless deaths. San Diego, California (PRWEB) November 01, 2013 Alarmreminders.com is the most effective smoke alarm safety campaign ever developed. It is a very simple, free, life-saving strategy - a smoke alarm reminder service. There is a death in a house fire every 3...

2013-10-31 12:29:23

Daylight Saving Time ends on Sunday, November 3 WASHINGTON, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- There is no doubt that smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms can save lives. But to do their job of alerting consumers to fire or CO, alarms need fresh batteries. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recommends that consumers put new batteries in their alarms this weekend when turning the clocks back one hour at the end of Daylight Saving Time. (Logo:...

Fire Detection Satellite Designed By UC Berkeley Scientists
2013-10-22 12:24:33

University of California, Berkeley Improved and cheaper sensors, faster analysis software make satellite feasible As firefighters emerge from another record wildfire season in the Western United States, University of California, Berkeley, scientists say it's time to give them a 21st century tool: a fire-spotting satellite. Such a satellite could view the Western states almost continuously, snapping pictures of the ground every few seconds in search of hot spots that could be newly...

2013-10-08 16:26:05

Energizer and the International Association of Fire Chiefs Honor the Impact of 5 Million Batteries Donated through Change Your Clock Change Your Battery® program ST. LOUIS, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Too many of us know someone who has been impacted by a home fire and believe it can never happen to "me." Yet, the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates that 28 million homes are at risk because they either don't have smoke alarms or their smoke alarms do not work, mostly due...

Nest Protect WiFi Smoke Detector
2013-10-08 12:13:12

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In their ongoing effort to take over the “unloved products” in the home, Tony Fadell’s Nest has just announced their new carbon monoxide and smoke detector, Nest Protect. Rumors began to circulate about this impending product last month following a report from All Things D. For $129, The Nest Protect will connect with Nest’s other product, the WiFi-compatible thermostat. When connected together on the same WiFi network and...

2013-10-04 12:21:46

HARRISBURG, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Fire Commissioner Ed Mann today urged Pennsylvanians to take steps to prevent fires in their homes and businesses during Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 6 through Oct. 12. "This year's theme is 'Prevent Kitchen Fires'," Mann said. "Bad cooking is no laughing matter when you consider that kitchen fires are the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States." According to the National Fire Protection...