2014 Fire Prevention Week



State Fire Marshal Encourages West Virginians To Take part in Fire Prevention Week October 5-11, 2014 Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!” Figures from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA)...

Holiday Fire Safety



With the winter holidays coming up, one of the best gifts you can give your family is a safe home in which to celebrate the season. •  Pick a “safe” tree.re buying a cut tree for Christmas, check for freshness. A fresh tree has a good green color and needles that are hard to...

Fire Prevention Week October 6 – 12 2013



Preventing fires in your home by making sure you take safety precautions when cooking,  heating, smoking, using candles and other open-flame items, and maintaining appliances are the very best things you can do to protect your family from fire. “More fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home,” says Acting...