Angel here.  Chad and I have a horrible fear of our houses burning down.  We literally go around and unplugged everything in our homes when we leave.

Recently, the Owensboro Fire Department and the City of Owensboro have been advising the community of the importance Smoke Detectors in their homes as well as practicings fire safety measures.

Here is a list of different ways to prepare;

Here is the link for all emergency preparedness.

It is so important to have a plan to protect your family.

Fire Marshall, Steve Leonard told us that 14% of house fires nationwide are caused by electrical issues by nature but you can take action and unplug those things you are not using.

You can contact the Owensboro Fire Department with questions and concerns at 270-687-8408.

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