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Don’t Get Burned! Six Facts About Burn-Related Injuries
This is National Burn Awareness Week, and West Michigan fire safety organization ESCAPE is reminding folks that prevention is the best way to avoid burns, and that children are very often the ones who are burned.
Citing guidelines from the American Burn Association, United States Fire Administration …
Back to School: 11 School Fire Safety Tips
When you think "back to school" you may not be thinking about fire safety. But, Mike McLeieer of the fire safety organization ESCAPE says you probably should be.
Here are 11 fire safety tips from ESCAPE for parents, teachers and students:

Fire drills should be held at least once a mo…
Two Little Cells Hold The Key To Fire, CO Alerts
You know how it is. We get busy. We forget. Well meaning people with to-do lists a mile long, and something has to give.
That's why fire safety professionals like Michael McLeieer with ESCAPE are among the chorus of professionals reminding you to change the batteries in your smoke and carbon mon…
Why You Have Less Time to Escape A House Fire
Recent media reports about house fires have given us something to worry about: We have less time to escape a house fire than ever before. But why? We asked Michael McLeieer at ESCAPE, and he tells WBCK it has to do with the materials modern furniture is made of, as well as a host of other things...
Local Man Hears About Fire Safety, Gets Free Smoke Alarms
Last week on The Richard Piet Show, we spoke with Michael McLeieer of ESCAPE, a Southwest Michigan-based organization that promotes fire safety. Mike told us Michigan leads the nation in fire safety deaths at present, and many of them are possibly preventable, given the prevalence of smoke alarms th…
Prevent Holiday Fires
Reminders from fire safety professionals as we decorate our homes this Christmas. Michael McLeieer of ESCAPE says Michigan continues to lead the nation in fire deaths, and the holidays could be the time those stats get bolstered.
McLeieer tells The Richard Piet Show dry Christmas trees and bad holida…
Know Your Holiday Fire Safety
As the stockings are hung by the chimney with care and the tree is well trimmed, one thing some may not readily consider is safeguarding against fire.
Coming up this week on The Richard Piet Show, we'll review the things you need to know about fire safety during the holidays...

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