Wheeler, MI (Vocus) October 14, 2010
With National Fire Prevention Month in full swing, Quicken Loans Inc. is urging everyone to help save lives by fireproofing their homes.
As one of the nations largest home mortgage lenders, we sometimes see the devastating effect fire damage has on families, said Jay Farner, President of Quicken Loans. With the right preparation, the majority of fires can be prevented.
The U.S. Fire Administration reports that fires kill more than 4,000 Americans each year and injure approximately 20,000 more. U.S. fire departments respond to nearly 2 million fires each year, with three-quarters of them occurring in residences.
Help avoid fires and reduce the risk of injury should one occur by following these 10 recommendations:
FIRE PROOF YOUR HOME