fire safety

Why newer homes may be more dangerous in a fire
With an increased focus on fire safety during the month of October, new information shows the time that you have to escape from a house or apartment blaze has been greatly reduced because of how many dwellings are being constructed these days.
Are you risking death from fire or carbon monoxide?
Each year, over 400 people die nationwide due to carbon monoxide (CO) exposure, and thousands more are injured or killed in house fires. However, only 65 percent of New Jersey residents say they have both CO and smoke detectors, as well as fire extinguishers, in their homes.