Fire Department

November 2013 Run Summary

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Pink Sheet November 2013

Well it’s time to get ready for the cooler temperatures ahead. With home heating season upon us there are a few things you can do to improve safety around the house. Have your furnace serviced to make sure it’s operating safely and efficiently. Change your furnace filter. A dirty filter can cause over-heating and create a fire hazard. Keep the area around all heating sources such as...Read more

Pink Sheet October 2013

In 2011, U.S. fire departments responded to 370,000 home structure fires. These fires caused 13,910 civilian injuries, 2,520 civilian deaths, $6.9 billion in direct damage. Working smoke detectors reduce the risk of dying in reported home fires by 50 percent. Experts estimate that 1 in 3 homes have an inoperable smoke alarm. The (N.F.P.A.) National Fire Protection Association recommends that you...Read more