Ken May Insurance Services Blog: fire safety
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Friday, May 31, 2019I was heartbroken last week when I saw video of Notre Dame on fire, especially when the centuries old spire came tumbling down. I wondered how a stone structure could burn the way it did. After some research, I learned that inside the stone walls was a very old wooden frame. READ MORE >>
Tuesday, August 1, 2017Wind and dry vegetation is a recipe for disaster in California. By Ken May California Senator Dianne Feinstein stated that California could be in for a severe fire season. Weather events of the recent past seem to support her prediction. READ MORE >>
Wednesday, December 21, 2016When the colder temperatures start to set in, many homeowners will turn to their fireplace, wood or pellet stoves as an additional heat source. While fireplaces can provide warmth and comfort, if you are not careful, they can also be a hazard. Keep in mind the following precautions to help ensure a safe winter season. READ MORE >>
Thursday, October 13, 2016The National Fire Protection Association is promoting the theme “Don’t Wait: Check the Date! · Replace smoke alarms every 10 years. The manufacturing date is on the back of the alarm. · 3 out of 5 home fire deaths in the U.S. READ MORE >>