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Memorial Day Safety Tips - & Tips & Info.

In the US, we like to think of Memorial Day as the unofficial start of summer. It’s a big travel weekend as we head for a beach, lake, or mountain – really anywhere we can spend the weekend in the sun. As you plan your holiday activities, always remember to keep safety top of mind…. Read more »

Fire Prevention Week 2013 - & Tips & Info.

Did you know that most home fires start in the kitchen? Unattended cooking causes millions of dollars in fire damage each year and can result in injuries, sometime even death. During Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12, 2013) the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is spreading the “Prevent Kitchen Fires” message and teaching people how to… Read more »

Surviving a holiday nightmare – one family’s story - & What's New at Disaster One.

As the holiday season was just beginning, Mr. and Mrs. Jackson (name changed) suffered through a holiday nightmare. Faulty wiring sparked a fire that destroyed their rental home during the weekend after Thanksgiving. They escaped unharmed, but unfortunately they didn’t have renters insurance and lost everything in the blaze except the clothes they were wearing…. Read more »

Letter from a very happy customer - & Testimonials.

We’re proud of the work our Disaster One team in Raleigh does, but it means the world to us when we hear from a customer who feels the same way. Ras Fenger, our company president, received the following handwritten letter earlier this month: “Dear Ras, Finally I get around to writing to you, personally, in… Read more »

5 things you should do before and after a fire - & Tips & Info.

October 7-13, 2012 is National Fire Prevention Week. In our previous post 16 fire prevention tips for home and work we shared ways to prevent a fire. Today we look at ways to be prepared in case the worst scenario happens. Take photos of all your stuff Angel Cook, owner of the Angel Cook Insurance Agency, offers this… Read more »