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As pandemic has limited many social activities, here are some tips for safely enjoying at-home outdoor fun

With COVID-19 continuing to place limitations on social activities and engagements, people may increasingly turn to grilling, fire pits, and other at-home outdoor activities this summer. With that understanding, the National Fire Protection Association is providing important reminders and guidelines for safely enjoying these activities. “Use of outdoor, fuel-based equipment like grills, fire pits,...

Keven Moore on Insurance: Fire pits are all the rage, but could become a raging inferno

Backyard fire pits are all the rage, but unless properly tended to can become a raging inferno. (Photo from Wikimedia Commons)   Fall is upon us. Like many of you when the mercury begins to drop, I want to extend my time outdoors by pulling up a lawn chair next to a fire pit and unwind, relax and tell stories listening to the firewood crackle and pop. Sometimes I enjoy a couple of s’mores...