Winter weather is coming and it is cold!

As the temperatures drop outside and winter approaches, we have some important home heating safety facts and tips to help reduce the risk of fire in your home.  

College Fire Safety

It’s that time of year when students prepare to go off to College, living in a dorm, Greek housing or off-campus housing. One thing that is often overlooked is Fire Safety. Before you sign that agreement, make sure there are working smoke alarms in or near the bedroom. Follow the links for more information on what … Read More

Spring cleaning tips

As spring warms up, it’s time to clean up after the long winter, make those repairs around the home, pull the weeds, clean up the yard all to get ready for summer. Here are few safety thoughts to help make your spring experience much more enjoyable.   Inside the Home: Check and clean your smoke alarms and … Read More

Did you know that residential outdoor burning and burn barrels are prohibited in the Yakima Urban area?

Within the city limits and urban growth area in Yakima, it is illegal to burn garbage, debris or yard waste. You can be fined for illegally burning, don’t be that example! To learn more, visit

Daylight Savings Time is here! Don’t wait! Check the Date!

Daylight Savings Time is a great time to check your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors. Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms older than 10 years old need to be replaced with new alarms. A Smoke alarm is one of those pieces of safety equipment that is vital to your survival in the case of a fire. Smoke … Read More