Fire Safety

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…
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…
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...
ESCAPE Marks 20 Years of Fire Safety
It's happened 44 times. When you're in the fire safety business like ESCAPE founder, firefighter and Certified National Fire Instructor Michael McLeieer is, you remember the number of times people have told you what they learned from you saved their life - or that of someone whom they know…
Escape Fire Safely [AUDIO]
Smoke alarms placed strategically throughout your home are one component of a safe escape plan when your home is burning. There are others, too, though according to Michael McLeieer, firefighter and president of E.S.C.A.P.E.
McLeieer tells The Richard Piet Show on WBCK smoke alarms have a life expect…