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christmas tree safety

Christmas trees are a beautiful holiday decoration, but they can be dangerous, too. Even if you have an artificial tree, there are hazards to avoid. The last thing anyone wants is to have their Christmas Celebration destroyed by fire. Here are some quick tips and precautions to follow for safety

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

As you plan and prepare for your Thanksgiving feast, be sure to keep safety a focus, too.  Tips for staying safe in the kitchen.

Turkey fryer safety

turkey fryer safety

The use of turkey fryers by consumers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the destruction of property. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that immerse the turkey in hot oil.

protect against burglary

Burglars won't find your home an easy mark if they are forced to work in the light, if they have to take a lot of time breaking in, or if they can't break in without making a lot of noise. Use these tips to make your home more secure.

check your smoke detector

When it's time to set the clocks forward in Spring or backward in the Fall for Daylight Savings Time, fire safety officials recommend checking that your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors are in working order. Working smoke detectors decrease the risk of dying in a house fire by nearly 50%. Here are a variety of safety tips to remember.

 

The information provided in these articles are only general descriptions and should not be relied upon as complete, correct or accurate for your specific situation. All coverage informaiton is subject to policy provisions, endorsements and may be  subject to your meeting underwriting qualifications. Murphy Insurance Agency is not engaged in rendering legal, accounting or other noninsurance professional services. Consult an appropriate professional for advice regarding your own situation.