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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Campus Fire Safety

Campus Fire Safety

On the night July 20th,, 2018, a fire swept through an apartment complex, killing five young people that were students or associated with Texas State University, in San Marcos, TX. Six others were injured, one critically burned, and over 200 people were displaced from their off campus apartments. This was the largest loss of life…
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How to Select People for Your Security System Call List

How to Select People for Your Security System Call List

A Vigilante Security, Inc. alarm system provides you with state of the art protection of your property. A key component of the system is the central station monitoring. Vigilante Security has our own Underwriters Laboratory (UL) listed and 5 Diamond Central Station that monitors your system constantly. Our central station needs to have a list…
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home break in's summertime

Preventing Home Burglaries in the Summer: Why Break-Ins Tend to Increase

A lot of misconceptions exist when it comes to home break-ins, but arming yourself with the right information is the first step in preventing home burglaries, especially in the summer. Homes are more often burglarized in the warmer months for several reasons, including greater opportunity and more daylight hours for the burglaries to occur.  …
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