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Facts and Prevention for House Fires

At Milestone Building Group, we take Orange County house fires very seriously. We genuinely care about Orange County residents and their families, and do everything we can to prevent you from ever having to call us. But disasters do happen, and in case of a fire in your home, we want you to know where […]

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How to Prevent Car Fires

It’s not just homes, businesses, and forests that can catch fire. Remember around the New Year of 2011/2012, when that lunatic was running around Los Angeles setting cars on fire? Not only did this man destroy several cars, but the cars were in carports or parking structures that also caught on fire—and that caused a […]

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How to Prepare for Earthquakes and Mudslides

Every month we see something on the news that makes us at Milestone Building Group think about how we could be more prepared. We had some earthquakes last month here in Southern California, some wildfires in the Riverside area, Northern California has experienced some wildfires that caused evacuations, and of course Hurricane Issac battered the […]

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Fire Safety Tips for Your College Student

This post goes out to all those parents who have dropped off one of their children at a college campus over the past few weeks. While they are excited and thrilled to be on their own and embarking on a new phase of education and independence, you may be worried sick about what happens to […]

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Indoor/Outdoor Safety Tips for Lightning Storms

This week Northern California firefighters are working hard to contain several fires caused by over 900 lightning strikes last weekend. Yes, you read that right—900. In fact, lightning strikes and fires caused by them occur most often in the summer months. (more…)

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Medical Oxygen Tanks and House Fires

As you all know, we are in the business of cleaning up after Orange County fires and water damage, both residential and commercial. But that doesn’t mean that we want anyone to experience a fire or flood in their house or business, and we certainly don’t want anyone to get hurt. Which is why we […]

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What NOT to Do in an Earthquake

Most of us Orange County residents know exactly what to do in the event of an earthquake, especially if we grew up here. Do you remember the earthquake drills in elementary school, teaching you to get under your desk and cover the back of your neck with your hands? Second only in popularity to the […]

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Is Your Home or Business Prepared for a Wildfire?

It’s starting and, as usual, it’s starting when the temperatures are at their highest in the summer. Hopefully, temperatures will be cooling soon for Orange County and the Inland Empire, but more importantly, we hope the wildfires calm down. (more…)

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You CAN Prevent Child Drownings! Here’s How:

Do you have a pool and/or children? Many Orange County residents would love a pool, especially on a day like today when the sun is shining and the kids are out of school. Next week is Pool Safety Week, and we take safety very seriously at Milestone Building Group. Here’s why: Between 2007 and 2009, […]

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Fire Marshal’s Tips for Fireworks Safety

Although there are many places in California that have banned personal firework use, choosing to pay for a large public fireworks display instead, there are state-approved fireworks for sale in some cities. And although there are hard statistics that show that these fireworks reduce the number of injuries, it is only prudent to nevertheless address […]

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