November 27, 2017

Go Time Gear Fire Escape Kit Review and Giveaway

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com I am always aware of the threat of fire, especially in an apartment complex.  And you already know about the close call we had last week.  With the recent wildfires in Northern California, fire danger is something we all must consider our emergency preparedness efforts.    With this in mind, I thought it would be a good opportunity to review a Fire Escape Kit from Go-Time Gear. The Fire Escape Kit (pictured above) comes […]

Scary Situation that Shook Things Up

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com Last night as we settled in to go to sleep, the peace was shattered by the screech of fire alarms.  At first, I wondered if I may have left something on the stove.  Our fire alarm is quite sensitive and can be set off by cooking smells.  But I had long cleaned up the kitchen and nothing was on the stove.  Then we thought the heater, which was turned on for the first […]

The Most Likely Threat No One Talks About

This post is by Bernie Carr, apartmentprepper.com A few days ago, the local news reported a massive fire in one of the apartment complexes in Houston.  Two buildings, housing 36 units were damaged, leaving around 30 families homeless just before Christmas.  Investigators suspect the cause was an electrical malfunction within one of the vacant units. Fires cause more deaths and property damage than floods, tornadoes or hurricanes.  Yet when people think about preparedness, they rarely mention the threat of fire.  […]

Review of the Prescott Fire Resistant Bag

I was very interested in checking out Prescott Fire Resistant Bag when I first heard about it. Here’s a bit of history behind the Prescott Fire Resistant Bag, as told by Roberta Flood, owner of Zquared Away: “I had a friend loose everything in a house fire including important documents, pre digital and vintage photos and a lot of scrapbooks. I had just gotten out of the Army National Guard where I was a CH47D (Chinook) helicopter pilot. We wore […]