Tag Archives: Orange County Apartments

Grilling safely on the patio…

With the fantastic weather we have in Southern California (especially lately with the heat), we are able to grill year round.  In apartments, the rules of outdoor grilling are different as the negative effect of a fire is a consequence to more than one household. Pictured here are some legal alternatives that I found in a Brookstone catalogue.  “Electric Char-Broil […]

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Cooking Cardboard?

I have noticed recently an influx of “For Rent” signs on the street where I live.  I even saw a reputable moving truck company across the street this morning as I left for work.  We all know that summer is a busy time for moving.  While your focus is to fill vacant units, sign leases, […]

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Apartment Fire causes 500K in Damages

At 8:42 pm on Monday, July 9th, Orange County Fire Authority responded to an apartment fire started by oil in a pan that was left unattended.  One patient was transported to a medical facility for smoke inhalation.  The Red Cross responded to assist with 11 units of displaced residents. There was $500,000.00 of damage to the apartment building and $20,000.00 of damage […]

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Grilling Hot Doggity Happiness

While everyone prepares for the 4th of July festivities, we thought it might be wise to send out one last “shout-out” in the name of summer safety; specifically with regard to barbeques and grilling.  The scene:    Children in the pool with a responsible “Water Watcher” and the Grill Master cooking madly to feed the crowd […]

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Celebrating our Nation’s Birthday Safely

On Wednesday, June 27, Orange County Firefighters responded to a fire due to  fireworks going through an apartment window.  The first item that was ignited was a sofa which spread to nearby drapes.  As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s birthday in the upcoming week, Orange County firefighters encourage residents to attend public fireworks displays. Click […]

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