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5 Electrical Safety Tips from the Oakland Park Fire Marshal

According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International, electrical fires in the United States, start more than 28,000 home fires, killing and injuring hundreds of people, and causing over $700 million in property damage. According to an NFPA 2012-2016 study, electrical failures or malfunctions were the second leading cause of U.S. home fires (behind fires caused […]
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7 Safety Trends for Outdoor Activities

Over the past year, many people have started walking and cycling more and more. Younger people in particular (i.e. “Millennials”) are driving fewer miles, waiting longer to get driver’s licenses and using public transportation more frequently. In fact, the increased demand for bicycles has created a shortage of bicycles. Many of us that didn’t own […]

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