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2011-10-13 07:00:00

FireWhat Inc. of Dunsmuir, CA is giving away free smoke detectors for Fire Prevention Week. Dunsmuir, CA (PRWEB) October 13, 2011 The National Fire Prevention Association, since 1896, has sponsored National Fire Prevention Week. Take this time to review the protocols and equipment you have in your house, re-educate yourself on their location and use, and repair or replace any used or expired equipment before you need it. Todayâs FireWhat Inc. safety tip: Smoke detectors....

2011-09-19 07:00:00

With less than 2 weeks till the start of National Fire Safety & Prevention month Ventless-Fireplace.Org prepares to help educate both consumers and educators on ventless fireplace safety. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) September 19, 2011 Starting in less than two weeks will be the official start of October and that means the start of Fire Safety and Prevention Month. The Ventless-Fireplace.Org website, a site dedicated to ventless fireplace consumer education is ready to prompt ventless fireplace...


Word of the Day
humgruffin
  • A terrible or repulsive person.
Regarding the etymology of 'humgruffin,' the OED says (rather unhelpfully) that it's a 'made-up word.' We might guess that 'hum' comes from 'humbug' or possibly 'hum' meaning 'a disagreeable smell,' while 'gruffin' could be a combination of 'gruff' and 'griffin.'