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6 RV Safety Accessories

In previous articles on Vogel Talks RVing, I’ve discussed safety tips and useful items and accessories to travel with on RV road trips. Today’s post details six safety items and accessories to pack in your recreational vehicle. Fire extinguishers All … Continue reading

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RV Fire Safety

There is no shortage of news stories about devastating losses due to various weather conditions. Now that summer is here, the weather becomes ripe for wildfires and forest fires. I seems that the entire West is burning with reports of … Continue reading

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Talking Points: Practice RV Fire Safety

More than 12,500 recreation vehicle fires are reported annually with 50 percent resulting in total loss. The number of RV fires expands to more than 20,000 when estimates of unreported fires are included with motorhomes accounting for 80 percent of … Continue reading

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On Preventing RV Fires: 6 Case Studies

A RV fire is no joking matter. When a RV fire breaks out, you may have little time to get out of your RV. That’s why every time you hit the road or use your RV when parked, you need … Continue reading

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6 Case Studies in Preventing RV Fires

With an average of 3,100 RV fires each year, there is no shortage of news stories across the U.S. and Canada about devastating losses due to recreational vehicle fires. These fires caused seven deaths, 62 injuries, and approximately $41 million … Continue reading

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RVers Die of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in 2 Separate Incidents

A 75-year-old Pennsylvania man and a Colorado high school student died of carbon monoxide gas poisoning in two separate incidents. 75-year-old Pennsylvania Man Dies from Carbon Monoxide A 75-year-old Windber, Pennsylvania, man died as a result of carbon monoxide poisoning … Continue reading

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Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless gas—often dubbed the Silent Killer— that is toxic and the number one cause of accidental poisoning deaths in the United States. Carbon monoxide can kill quickly if inhaled in high concentrations and can … Continue reading

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6 RV Fires Result in 2 Deaths

Whether camping or just relaxing in your recreational vehicle, fire safety is essential. It is critical that every member of your party know what to do in an emergency or fire.  If you are one of the millions of RV enthusiasts who … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Tips for RVers & Campers

The sun has finally arrived, school is almost out, and many families starting to enjoy the outdoors on camping trips. The office of the State Fire Marshal reminds citizens as they begin enjoying summer activities such as RVing and camping … Continue reading

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