This week (October 7-13) is Fire Prevention Week.  Every year about the same time the week commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that nearly wiped the city of Chicago from existence.  From that fire grew the realization that keeping the public informed about fire safety and prevention would be the best way to remember the lives lost and the bravery of those who fought the conflagration.

This year the theme of Fire Prevention Week is “Have 2 Ways Out”.  The focus is on planning ahead – develop a plan for two or more escape routes from your home in the […] Read more