A recent NBC News article confirmed that the most popular resolutions for the new year include getting healthier, better organized and learning new hobbies. But what about your home? It is, after all, where you and your family spend most of your time, and is most likely your largest investment.
In this issue, we’ll share tips for making your home safer and identifying potential trouble spots.
Last month, an Oakley man died when a fire virtually destroyed a home that fire fighters described as “hoarder-like.” In October, two people lost their lives in October from a fire triggered by hoarding. According to fire officials on the scene, the hoarding situation was so bad that it took them a while to even realize there was a second fatality.
Intense hurricane-force Santa Ana winds and dry conditions combined to whip multiple fires across Southern California this week. The winds continued to frustrate firefighters by rapidly and unpredictably spreading the fires.
Late-week forecasts called for potentially more trouble with wind speeds reaching as high as 90 mph in some parts of San Diego, while other areas were predicted to experience wind speeds between 30-65 mph.
Earlier this year, a 65-year-old Clairemont man suffered a heart attack inside his home. Thankfully for him, a family friend who had learned CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) 15 years ago was with him, used her knowledge and was able to save his life.
Stories like this are not unusual. In this issue, we’ll talk a little bit about why its important you and as many people as possible know CPR and First Aid, and tell you where you can enroll in classes.
If your home has a gas furnace, it’s crucial that you make sure it’s in good working condition before you turn it on when the cooler temperatures arrive.
In this issue, we’ll tell you how you can make sure your gas furnace is good-to-go this winter.
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