Fire safety guide: How to prevent fires and prepare for emergencies

Your home is your sanctuary. These tips will help you protect it. Josh Miller/CNET Waking up to smoke and flames is one of the worst things that can happen to your family and home. In 2019, Americans suffered more than a million fires that caused roughly $15 billion in losses and 3,704 deaths.  But most

Shoffices and pizza ovens linked to a spike in garden fires during lockdown

Trendy fire pits and pizza ovens may have raised lockdown fire risks. (Getty Images) Lockdown life has encouraged many of us to transform garden outbuildings into everything from home offices to backyard bars, while the urge to upgrade outdoor spaces meant many invested in fire pits and pizza ovens.  People across the country converting sheds