Fire Department issues safety tips for heating safety.

The peak months for home heating fires are December, January, and February. Heating equipment is the second most common cause of home fire fatalities. With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating fires from happening. Here are a few tips:   Keep anything that can burn at least three feet…

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Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries!

Daylight saving time ends at 2:00am on Sunday, November 6th. For 29 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…

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Fire Prevention Week to be held October 9 – 15

Fire Prevention Week to be held October 9 – 15

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire. This fire occurred in 1871 and killed more than 250 people, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres. The fire began on October 8th, but most of the damage occurred on October 9th, 1871. A larger fire also occurred at…

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