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'move over' law revisited
It is still unclear what caused a motorist to veer around a parked fire truck, with lights flashing, on I-94 into the path of Comstock Township Fire Chief Ed Switalski.
6 Facts About Burn 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 …
Top 5 Holiday Fire Safety Tips
Are you practicing fire safety as you decorate your home and prepare for the holidays? Michael McLeieer of the west Michigan-based fire safety group ESCAPE tells WBCK his top 5 things you can do to stay safe and help prevent fires at this time of year...
11 Back To 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…
Batteries Hold The Key
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…
Short Time To Escape
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...
One Interview, One House Safer
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…

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