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Sycamore Fire Dept Wants to Keep Wreaths Red

During this holiday season, the Sycamore Fire Department will be continuing the annual firehouse tradition of the Red Wreath Program. Both fire stations 1...

Electrical Issues Top the List of Fire Causes

In 2015, electrical issues claimed the top spot in the annual list of fire origins based on statistical data gathered by our partner Grinnell Mutual’s...

We Wish You a Fire-free Holiday Season!

To add warmth to your home during the holiday season, you might start a fire, light a candle, or plug in the twinkle lights...

No Flames Here Checklist!

Because everyone has a stake in Fire Safety… From the 6,500 daily fires that rage in our nation, more than 1,500 homes; 128 hotels, motels...

Fire Safety is More than Prevention.

It also means knowing how to stop a fire once it starts. Teaching your team the basics of fire fighting could reduce fire damage...

Have a Fire Escape Plan: Get Low and Go

It’s hard to think about your house and your things — your whole life — going up in flames. It can be even harder...

Proper Smoke Alarm Placement Can Save Your Life!

Not only is checking the batteries and testing your smoke alarms important to your safety, but also key is placing smoke alarms in the...

Cultivate a Fire-Safe Farm

There are a lot of fire hazards on the farm, especially during harvest time. Dry crops and chaff offer plenty of fuel in fields...

Simple Tips to Keep Laundry Rooms Efficient and Fire-Free

Pardridge Insurance, in partnership with Grinnell Mutual, reminds homeowners that simple dryer maintenance can help keep your home and family safe. Choose the right venting...

The 10 Commandments of Candle Safety

By: Amanda Prischak, www.eriesense.com Have you been lighting up candles during the dark winter months? If so, you’ll want to follow the 10 commandments of candle safety. 1.Thou...

Enjoy the holidays, fire-free, with tips from Grinnell Mutual

As the holiday season approaches, homes will soon be glowing with decorations both inside and out, delicious foods will be baked, menorahs lit, and...

Do You Hear the BEEP Where You Sleep?!

Proper smoke alarm placement can save your life Not only is checking the batteries and testing your smoke alarms important to your safety, but also...