Articles tagged with 'fire prevention' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (fire prevention)

2021
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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May
17,
2021
| 09:00 AM America/Chicago
Bloomington, IL, May 17, 2021 -- Electrical fires make up approximately 13% of all home fires, take hundreds of lives each year and amount to nearly $1.3 billion in annual home damage (National Fire Protection Association 2019 Survey). State Farm®, t...
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May
10,
2021
| 11:24 AM America/Chicago
According to the National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC), there were 57,000 wildfires in the U.S. last year that burned 10 million acres of land. This is an increase of 14% compared to 2019 data and nearly double the number of acres burned. There is ...
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May
06,
2021
| 11:55 AM America/Chicago
The threat of wildfires is constant and growing in the United States. In 2020, there were approximately 57,000 wildfires, about 7,000 more than in 2019 (National Interagency Fire Center). They burned 10 million acres, more than double than in 2019. J...
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2018
June
04,
2018
| 13:00 PM America/Chicago
Seven people die in home fires every day and most deaths are due to non-working smoke alarms, according to the American Red Cross. State Farm® partnered with the Red Cross on a campaign to educate citizens across the United States on fire safety a...
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January
08,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Communities can apply for a $500 Wildfire Community Preparedness Day Award from NFPA and State Farm until March 2, 2018. ...
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2017
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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October
09,
2017
| 08:41 AM America/Chicago
State Farm and local organizations team up to make rural county in Maine safer.  ...
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September
28,
2017
| 20:51 PM America/Chicago
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2016
October
11,
2016
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
When Red Cross volunteers entered a Central Ohio home earlier this year, they discovered no working smoke alarms, so volunteers installed new ones throughout the home. Little did they know it would be a lifesaving moment. Eleven days later, the ho...
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