July 15, 2018

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.  […]