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NBC News Iinvestigates how well affordable home safes protect your valuables

For less than $70, the safes promise you some peace of mind, and it seems more and more Utahns are buying them. Most come with a claim of being fireproof, waterproof or both. KSL 5 News decided to put them to the test and see if these safes are worth the investment.

UFA Capt. Clint Smith Said

“I don’t want to say that I am,” Smith replied. “but I am quite frankly a little surprised that they held up as well as they did”

Safes tested by KSL:
Sentry F2300 Firesafe Waterproof Chest, $68.89 at Office Depot
Sentry H4300 Firesafe Waterproof Security File $59.99 at Sears
Sentry 1110 Firesafe Chest (not waterproof) $24.99 at Sears

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