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10 Dec

Temporary Closure of Hockessin, DE Office

On Sunday December 8th, a fire damaged the Hockessin, Delaware office of Arthur Hall Insurance. The two-alarm fire was reported shortly after 11 PM in the WSFS bank building at 7450 Lancaster Pike. Arthur Hall Insurance occupies two floors in the building and sustained material damage to both floors. It is believed a faulty HVAC unit was behind the blaze, causing approximately $500,000 in damages. We are grateful that no one was injured and thank first responders and fire fighters for their fast action in extinguishing the fire as quickly as possible. We want to assure our clients that they will not...

19 Dec

Be Prepared: Holiday Fire Safety at Home

Four Fire Hazards and Tips to Avoid Them* Picture your perfect holiday. Perhaps you hear family members laugh while the fireplace crackles in the background. Or you enjoy your favorite holiday meal surrounded by friends and the glow of candlelight in your carefully decorated dining room. With all the holiday buildup, you might not be thinking about fire safety. But you can help preserve these peaceful memories by doing a little preparation. Nearly 156,000 fires occur during the winter holiday season, causing 630 deaths, 2,600 injuries, and approximately $936 million in property damage, according to the U.S. Fire Administration. "These are tragic losses...