Today I had the unwelcome honor of watching a neighbor’s house burn down. Thankfully a couple of brave souls working close by entered the burning house and woke the owner, allowing him to escape without harm, but I shudder to think what could have happened.
American homes suffer an unwanted fire every 10 seconds and every 60 seconds there's a fire serious enough to warrant a call to the fire department . . . are you prepared for a fire at your home? Plan escape routes, install smoke alarms, and learn how to protect yourself and your home from fires.