Category Archives: fire safety

Fourth of July Safety and Fire Prevention

2
Jul
2015

In light of  our hot and dry weather, we appeal to you:  Please refrain from lighting personal fireworks this 4th of July!   Please remember that all fireworks are illegal in Everett.  Over the years, our office sadly has sadly […]


Electrical Fire Safety

12
Nov
2014

As temperatures drop below the freezing point, it can be tricky to keep the house warm and cozy.  An extra heater in the room sometimes does the trick… But be careful as you use appliances and heaters!  Circuits can be […]


From the State Fire Marshal’s Office: It’s The Season for Sharing Fire Safety

6
Dec
2013

The State Fire Marshal’s Office would like to remind residents to be fire safe with their holiday decorations this season, especially Christmas trees. If your household includes a natural tree in its festivities, keep the tree well watered. Improper care […]


Keep Your Home Safe With These 5 Fire Prevention Tips

14
Nov
2013

As temperatures drop, heaters, fireplaces and candles make their come-back — and with them an increased risk for home fires.  As fire danger increases, re-train yourself to be extra mindful and safety-conscious. Take a look at the main fire hazards […]


Avoid Electrical Fires With Proper Maintenance, Use and Prevention

4
May
2012

The Office of the State Fire Marshal recently published this handy overview with tips to avoid electrical fires in the home.  Please take a moment to read, and make changes in your home if necessary… It may save lives! Each […]


Thanksgiving Safety In Your Kitchen, Near The Fryer and On The Road

23
Nov
2011

Thanksgiving is upon us, and with it the turkey, the relatives, the stress, and the injuries.  As we all hustle about, it’s easy to make mistakes or have accidents – and sometimes, the thankfulness takes a backseat to the last-minute holiday rush. […]


5 Household Fire Hazards and How To Protect Yourself

12
Oct
2011

In light of National Fire Prevention Week from October 9th – 15th, 2011, we have gathered five of the most common household fire hazards – and how you can protect yourself: 1. Cooking Cooking fires are the number-one cause of […]


7 Tips To Protect Your Home From Wildfires

2
Aug
2010

  As temperatures rise and burnbans are up, we’d like to ask: How ‘firewise’ are you? A client from Eastern Washington (and member of the McClain family – he’s Nick’s father-in-law) recommended a great website for homeowners and communities in high-risk areas for […]