October is Home Fire Prevention Month

There are many things you can do to keep your household safe from fires. Did you know October is Home Fire Prevention Month? The most effective way to keep your household safe is to identify and remove fire hazzards. Here are six steps you can take right now to remove fire hazzards: 1. Keep items…… Continue reading October is Home Fire Prevention Month

Tornadoes: Safety Tips and Ways to Help

By Stephanie Heckman, Red Cross Public Relations InternAs recent events in Oklahoma and Texas have shown us, tornadoes can strike anytime and anywhere. Midwestern states, like our lovely home state of Ohio, are particularly susceptible to tornadoes. Weather patterns can change rapidly and disasters happen overnight. The best time to prepare is long before you…… Continue reading Tornadoes: Safety Tips and Ways to Help

Cooking Leading Cause of Home Fires – Enjoy a SAFE Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is all about food and family – turkey, stuffing, sweet potatoes, pumpkin pie and family time. However, preparing holiday goodies can lead to disaster – the kitchen is the setting of more fires than any other room in the house, and cooking is the leading cause of fires in the home. The American Red…… Continue reading Cooking Leading Cause of Home Fires – Enjoy a SAFE Thanksgiving

Travel Safely During Thanksgiving Holiday

The American Red Cross has travel tips holiday travelers can follow to arrive safely at their destination. ON THE ROAD Most holiday travelers get to where they are going by car. To arrive safely, the Red Cross recommends these safety steps for travelers who will drive to visit their loved ones this Thanksgiving: Make sure the…… Continue reading Travel Safely During Thanksgiving Holiday