Kidde Recalls Smoke Detectors

Kidde Recalls Smoke Detectors

Kidde has recalled almost 500,000 smoke detectors in the US and Canada after discovering a manufacturing error that can reduce the ability to alarm when smoke is present. The following link has information on the model numbers, simple checks to determine whether your alarm is involved, and what to do if yours needs replaced. https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2018/Kidde-Recalls-Dual-Sensor-Smoke-Alarms-Due-to-Risk-of-Failure-to-Alert-Consumers-to-a-Fire If you…

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Daylight saving time begins at 2:00am on Sunday, March 11th. For 30 years, Energizer has partnered with the International Association of Fire Chiefs to keep families safe through the Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries program. During this time, fire departments work to remind people of the simple, life saving habit of changing and testing the batteries…

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Parkersburg Fire Department Hires Two

Parkersburg Fire Department Hires Two

In a brief ceremony at the Parkersburg Municipal Building this morning, Mayor Tom Joyce assisted Fire Chief Jason Matthews in swearing in the two newest firefighters to join the ranks of the Parkersburg Fire Department. Probationary Firefighters Charles Frum III and Brian Kutcher were sworn in. After completing requisite paperwork, the new hires changed into…

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