Homes that rely on wood as a sole source of heat, low-income households and those without natural gas service are also exempt from the requirement. Gas and other non-wood burning fireplaces are not restricted ... read more »
The County of Los Angeles Chief Executive Office, Office of Emergency Management (OEM) wants to remind all County residents and businesses to take the necessary steps now to prepare for earthquakes and other hazards and threats ... read more »
Former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt famously said it is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.
This Halloween season, it is even better — and much safer — if those candles are flameless since nearly 40 percent of the 860 home decoration fires (excluding Christmas trees) annually begin with candles, according to the National Fire Protection Association. ... read more »