holiday shopping safety

Holiday Shopping Safety Tips

The day after Thanksgiving, also known as Black Friday, is the biggest shopping day of the year. It is also considered the beginning of the holiday shopping season. With reports of increased cyber purchasing, and closings of major retail outlets, there still seems to be a large amount of people out and about shopping for the…
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vehicle emergency kit

Vehicle Emergency Kit Essentials

At Vigilante Security we offer you the most reliable and technologically up-to-date alarm systems and camera systems for protecting your home or business property. But disaster can strike when you’re on the road, too. With the weather getting colder, we want you to be prepared and safe no matter where you are, so here are the essential elements…
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building a disaster kit

Building a Disaster Kit

After an emergency, you may need to survive on your own for several days. Being prepared means having your own food, water and other supplies to last for at least 72 hours. A disaster supplies kit is a collection of basic items your household may need in the event of an emergency. Remember, you may be stranded in place or…
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natural disaster plan

Planning Ahead for Disasters

The devastating hurricanes in Florida and the Carolinas, recently, remind the nation of the importance of preparing for disasters. Often, we will be the first ones in our communities to take action after a disaster strikes and before first responders arrive, so it is important to prepare in advance to help yourself and your community….
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Dryers and Washing Machine Fires

Dryers and Washing Machine Fires

According to the National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA), between 2010 and 2014, U.S. fire departments responded to an estimated 15,970 home fires per year involving clothes dryers or washing machines. These fires resulted in annual losses estimated at 13 deaths, 440 injuries, and $238 million in property damage. Facts and figures Clothes dryers accounted for…
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