School Bus

As our children go back to school and jump on that big yellow bus, excitement and anxiety runs through me as a parent. How safe are they aboard that big bus? School bus fires – too rare or too frequent? School buses are the most regulated vehicles on the road, as they are designed to be safer than passenger vehicles in preventing crashes and injuries, but what about fires? The discussion of school bus fires is often dismissed with the quick assumption that they are too rare to worry about. But a report published on November 2016 by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal reportedRead More →

Fire Safety

Summers are well-known for heatwaves and long periods without rain, along with fire pits and outdoor cooking. So, we would like to share some summer fire safety tips. Check the gauges Every home and business, regardless of industry, should have a fully charged fire extinguisher handy. Make sure you inspect your fire extinguisher every 6-12 months so that it’s ready when you need it most. Verify the locking pin is intact and the tamper seal is unbroken. Examine the extinguisher for obvious physical damage, corrosion, or leakage. Confirm the pressure gauge or indicator is in the operable green range and lift the extinguisher to ensure it is still full. Areas of your home There are some specific areas youRead More →