Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test

Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test

A nationwide Emergency Alert System test is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9 at 2:00PM EST. This is the first ever nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS). The purpose is to assess the reliability and effectiveness of the EAS…

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Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

This week is Fire Prevention Week! The National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) is encouraging families and homeowners to take this week to enhance the home's fire safety plan. The NFPA Fire Prevention Week page is an excellent source of information,…

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Dehumidifiers Recalled Due To Fire Hazard

Dehumidifiers Recalled Due to Fire Hazard

98,000 dehumidifiers made by LG Electronics were recalled due to a fire hazard associated with the units. The dehumidifiers -- which have sold under the Goldstar and Comfort-Aire names -- have caused more than $1,000,000 in property damages from fires.…

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Assessing Irene’s Damage

Assessing Irene’s Damage

Irene has come and gone, and though she had been downgraded as she moved north and many in the major metropolitan areas (I'm looking at you, NYC!) were spared she still managed to leave her mark. Here in Vermont we…

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Irene Sets Her Sights

Irene Sets Her Sights

AccuWeather has issued a list of major cities up the East Coast that can expect the worst from Irene as she makes her way north. Among those major metropolitan areas in Irene's path are Charleston, S.C., Wilmington, N.C., Norfolk, Va.,…

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