Electrical Safety: Fire Prevention This Winter Bill’s Quality Electric, LLC shares electrical safety, shock prevention and fire prevention tips with a special focus on colder months when electricity is in high usage. Included are electrical fire statistics and what you can do to avoid them. Tips include proper use of large and small appliances, proper use and placement and maintenance of electrical cords, proper usage of outlets and proper placement and maintenance of smoke alarms. When we take care with how we use our home’s electrical components, we can help circumvent the possibility of fires. Stay Electrically Safe and Smart as a homeowner during the colder months! Special Thanks to Kirklandreporter.com and to Washington State Fire Marshall, Charles Duffy, for the article, Reduce the Risk of Fire by Practicing Electrical Safety in Your Home.