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Intense Weather in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas: December 2019

Intense Weather in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas: December 2019
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Intense Weather in Los Angeles and Surrounding Areas: December 2019

In December of 2019, Los Angeles, California was pounded by a series of bizarre storm fronts that brought rain, snow, and even a tornado. The unusual weather shocked residents of L ...

In December of 2019, Los Angeles, California was pounded by a series of bizarre storm fronts that brought rain, snow, and even a tornado. The unusual weather shocked residents of Los Angeles, California.  Many remarked that they had never seen such crazy conditions in the region ...

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911

Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911
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Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire: March 25, 1911

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Greenwich Village of New York City caught fire. It would become known as the worst industrial fire in the area’s history and o ...

On March 25, 1911, the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory in Greenwich Village of New York City caught fire. It would become known as the worst industrial fire in the area’s history and one of the deadliest in the nation. The fire caused the tragic deaths of 123 women and 23 men. Most w ...

Why are electrical outlets sometimes “upside down?”

Why are electrical outlets sometimes “upside down?”
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Why are electrical outlets sometimes “upside down?”

Wall Outlet Configuration Have you ever noticed what you consider an anomaly in your home or office? Are the electrical outlets ‘upside down’? Like most people, you probably think ...

Wall Outlet Configuration Have you ever noticed what you consider an anomaly in your home or office? Are the electrical outlets ‘upside down’? Like most people, you probably think that the correct position of an electrical outlet receptacle is with the two vertical slots located ...

Why pipes in your home or business freeze

Why pipes in your home or business freeze
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Why pipes in your home or business freeze

Winter has arrived and you might be worried about the pipes in your home or business freezing. When pipes freeze, they can burst and rapidly flood the structure causing extensive w ...

Winter has arrived and you might be worried about the pipes in your home or business freezing. When pipes freeze, they can burst and rapidly flood the structure causing extensive water damage. If there is nobody present at the time of the failure, water will run continuously unti ...

California’s Kincade Fire 

California’s Kincade Fire 
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California’s Kincade Fire 

Beginning on October 23, 2019, Sonoma County, California was affected by the Kincade Fire. The fire ignited at 9:24 pm in the northeast region of Geyserville. It quickly spread and ...

Beginning on October 23, 2019, Sonoma County, California was affected by the Kincade Fire. The fire ignited at 9:24 pm in the northeast region of Geyserville. It quickly spread and would ultimately cover more than 77,758 acres - a massive fire that terrorized the region. The Thr ...

Identifying Hail Storm Damage to Your Roof 

Identifying Hail Storm Damage to Your Roof 
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Identifying Hail Storm Damage to Your Roof 

Everyone worries about damage to their vehicles during a hailstorm - but you should also think about your roof. Roofs are especially vulnerable to the pellet-like action of the ice ...

Everyone worries about damage to their vehicles during a hailstorm - but you should also think about your roof. Roofs are especially vulnerable to the pellet-like action of the ice balls. Hailstorms can be exceptionally destructive, and the amount of damage your property experien ...

Tornadoes in the Southeastern United States

Tornadoes in the Southeastern United States
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Tornadoes in the Southeastern United States

On December 16th and 17th, a severe outbreak of tornadoes in the Southeastern United States occurred. At dawn of the first day, super cells started to develop in Louisiana. The inc ...

On December 16th and 17th, a severe outbreak of tornadoes in the Southeastern United States occurred. At dawn of the first day, super cells started to develop in Louisiana. The inclement weather headed in an unwavering northeastern course. Without a doubt, the storm spawned sever ...

Christmas Tree Fires, Dangers and How to Prevent  

Christmas Tree Fires, Dangers and How to Prevent  
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Christmas Tree Fires, Dangers and How to Prevent  

House fires commonly occur during the months of December, January, and February because this is when people are most often using wood stoves, fireplaces, and electric heaters. Anot ...

House fires commonly occur during the months of December, January, and February because this is when people are most often using wood stoves, fireplaces, and electric heaters. Another leading cause of fire during the winter months is the holiday Christmas tree. The National Fire ...

November 21, 2019 | Severe Storm in Maricopa County, Arizona

November 21, 2019 | Severe Storm in Maricopa County, Arizona
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November 21, 2019 | Severe Storm in Maricopa County, Arizona

Goodyear, Avondale, and Buckeye, AZ On 11/21/2019 at approximately 4:00 PM, a severe hail storm took place over Maricopa County, Arizona causing widespread damage from 1.00" to ...

Goodyear, Avondale, and Buckeye, AZ On 11/21/2019 at approximately 4:00 PM, a severe hail storm took place over Maricopa County, Arizona causing widespread damage from 1.00" to 1.25" hailstones. This damage contributed to property losses county-wide, including damage to roof c ...

October 20, 2019 | Severe Storm in Tulsa, Oklahoma

October 20, 2019 | Severe Storm in Tulsa, Oklahoma
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October 20, 2019 | Severe Storm in Tulsa, Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK On 10/20/2019 at approximately 9:50 PM, a severe hail storm took place over Tulsa County, Oklahoma causing widespread damage from 1.00" hailstones. This damage contrib ...

Tulsa, OK On 10/20/2019 at approximately 9:50 PM, a severe hail storm took place over Tulsa County, Oklahoma causing widespread damage from 1.00" hailstones. This damage contributed to property losses county-wide, including damage to roof coverings and vehicles.  The Tulsa ...