Articles tagged with 'Fire' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (Fire)

2022
June
23,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Training superhero dogs....
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April
28,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA) have announced the winners of the 2022 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day (Preparedness Day) project awards....
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January
12,
2022
| 12:27 PM America/Chicago
The National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) and State Farm announce that the funding award application period for Wildfire Community Preparedness Day is now open....
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2021
September
30,
2021
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
Bryan Rigsby and K9 Harriett – Nashville Fire Department (Nashville, TN)Daniel Koehler and K9 Ruthie – Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office (Daytona Beach, FL)Paul Snider and K9 Buffett – Florida State Fire Marshal’s Office (Tampa, FL)Darcy Loewen and...
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June
29,
2021
| 09:05 AM America/Chicago
KINGMAN, Ariz. – Kingman resident Mike Britt is somewhat of a journeyman when it comes to fighting forest fires. The Pine Lake Fire Department Captain volunteers his time as a first responder, extinguishing fires and responding to other emergencies i...
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April
05,
2021
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Every year, wildfires burn across the U.S. More and more people are living in wildfire risk areas. If one home is inadequately prepared, the risk level to the entire neighborhood increases, and everyone’s safety is impacted. Help reduce your communit...
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2020
October
01,
2020
| 08:54 AM America/Chicago
Fire is devastating for any homeowner, small business or community. While most are accidental, fires started with gas or fuel to destroy property is a crime. Thanks to the State Farm Arson Dog Program, fire investigators have a secret weapon to locat...
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August
18,
2020
| 10:46 AM America/Chicago
Dave Kohle’s had a lot of different roles over the course of his 27-year State Farm® career, but until recently, “parade organizer” wasn’t one of them. Though he may want to reconsider given the turnout for a welcome-home event he recently helped org...
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July
08,
2020
| 16:29 PM America/Chicago
Join the conversation on Yammer! Already through July 7, there have been 26,321 fires in the United States*. Though they have burned more than 1.5 million acres and are above last year’s pace, the numbers are lower than the 10-year average. ...
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July
08,
2020
| 15:53 PM America/Chicago
Already through July 7, there have been 26,321 fires in the United States*. Though they have burned more than 1.5 million acres and are above last year’s pace, the numbers are lower than the 10-year average.There's still time to get your property mor...
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2019
November
22,
2019
| 10:00 AM America/Chicago
When wildfires devastated California communities in 2018, Aaron Rodgers' hometown of Chico was among them. He teamed up with State Farm® to help the area's long-term recovery.  Aaron donated $1 million to the North Valley Community Foundation and ...
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November
22,
2019
| 09:59 AM America/Chicago
Join the conversation on Yammer! When wildfires devastated California communities in 2018, Aaron Rodgers' hometown of Chico was among them. He teamed up with State Farm® to help the area's long-term recovery. Aaron donated $1 million to th...
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November
20,
2019
| 08:30 AM America/Chicago
Oil and water do not mix. You've heard it a thousand times. But unfortunately, this common knowledge is often forgotten in the heat of the moment. A State Farm customer in Atlanta recently left a pan on the stove unattended, and it caught fire. Th...
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November
12,
2019
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Oil and water do not mix. You've heard it a thousand times. But unfortunately, this common knowledge is often forgotten in the heat of the moment. A State Farm customer in Atlanta recently left a pan on the stove unattended, and it caught fire. Th...
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May
10,
2019
| 15:31 PM America/Chicago
Many people assume arson fires do not affect them if the fire did not damage their own property. However, arson fires can have a significant impact on the property values of all neighborhood structures. This crime results in increased taxes to suppor...
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May
02,
2019
| 16:13 PM America/Chicago
“It’s one of those nightmares you try to block out.” On the evening of June 9, 2015, veterinarian, Kenneth Kimbrough, wrapped up his last appointment, said goodbye to his staff, and went home. “It was business as usual, until the fire departmen...
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2018
November
12,
2018
| 09:27 AM America/Chicago
Founded in 1896, NFPA is a global, nonprofit organization devoted to eliminating death, injury, property and economic loss due to fire, electrical and related hazards. The association delivers information and knowledge through more than 300 consensus...
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September
24,
2018
| 16:22 PM America/Chicago
The most destructive wildfire in California history devastated northern Bay Area counties in October of 2017. Retirees, Ed and Carol from Santa Rosa – the town hit worst - lost nearly everything in the fire that burned more than 36,000 acres and took...
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April
26,
2018
| 16:31 PM America/Chicago
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April
10,
2018
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Wildfires are causing more damage to homes and businesses each year, not only in California but in states as different as Tennessee, Montana and Florida. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and State Farm® are helping communities take ste...
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January
22,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
A fire alarm system saved a Florissant, MO family's home. Now grants from State Farm and the ADT Lifesaver Award are helping others in the community stay fire safe. ...
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2017
December
27,
2017
| 09:36 AM America/Chicago
A blink. A breath. A heartbeat. Each day thousands of Americans encounter life-threatening situations. At these moments, their survival is aided by those who have pledged to help others – many of them without pay. Volunteer firemen make up 70% of the...
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October
11,
2017
| 15:30 PM America/Chicago
Prepare your family to take action in a fire. Develop a fire escape plan and practice so you can get out safely and quickly. ...
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September
28,
2017
| 20:51 PM America/Chicago
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September
07,
2017
| 08:22 AM America/Chicago
Lives Changed Forever "The flames were outrunning the smoke. If someone wanted to know what the gates of hell look like, I think this is pretty close," said Bob Pratt, as he reflected on the two year anniversary of the Valley Fire. Bob and his wif...
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June
26,
2017
| 23:15 PM America/Chicago
"I've seen the difference these furry spirits make in a person's life." When duty calls, they respond. When faced with danger, they act. When emergency strikes, they come running. And they always arrive…on four legs....
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May
10,
2017
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
The burning of a home, business, or house of worship is a stressful event. It not only devastates the affected person or congregation, but wounds the entire community. Arson robs communities of their valuable assets, lives and property. It destroys m...
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February
14,
2017
| 13:33 PM America/Chicago
You could say the Maloy family business is protection. Wife Brande works for State Farm Agent Ann Price in Duluth, GA. Her customer interactions help families find solutions that protect what’s important to them. Husband Tommy is a Deputy with ...
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2016
November
30,
2016
| 14:17 PM America/Chicago
We’re here to help those impacted by the TN wildfires. If you need to file a claim, you can contact your agent, file online, or call 1-800-SFCLAIM (1-800-732-5246). Mouse over the Here to Help and Pet Evacuation images for interactive links and mo...
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