Archive for April, 2015

Hiking Safety

As prime hiking season gets closer, avid hikers are readying their boots, backpacks and trail maps for their first big trek out into nature. Before you set off into the…

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How To Properly Use A Fire Extinguisher

So you’ve already taken major a step towards fire safety in your home by acquiring a fire extinguisher, but do you know how to operate it? That heavy tank, the…

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Spring Break Safety Tips

We don’t all get to take part spring break, but for the students who do it is understandably a time worth celebrating. Once midterm exams have wrapped up and there…

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Spring Cleaning for Fire and Personal Safety

Springtime is here, so you know what that means. It’s time to clean!  Yes, we know that is not nearly as exciting as we let on, but spring cleaning is…

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The Spring Thaw: Avoiding Flood Dangers

As winter melts into spring, many of us breathe a sigh of relief as we patiently wait for the warmth and sunshine to return. Unfortunately, the experience is not quite as pleasant…

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Stop, Drop and Roll: History and Teachings

Just about every one of us can remember being taught the basic lesson, Stop, Drop and Roll, during childhood fire safety education. Not much is known, however, about where the original…

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Clearing Fire Hydrants: Who is Responsible?

After a heavy snowfall it’s typical to see everyone outside of their homes, shoveling sidewalks and clearing driveways. It’s a necessary wintertime task for all of us, no matter how…

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Spring Forward and Change Your Smoke Detector Batteries

When it’s time to move your clocks forward for the end of daylight savings, it’s also time to check your smoke alarms and change their batteries. In order to maintain…

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Firehouse Foodies: Chicken Marsala from Mount Laurel Fire Department

Our latest Firehouse Foodies recipe comes to us from Andrew Huelster of the Mount Laurel Fire Department. Andrew has been a Volunteer at Mount Laurel since May of 2012 and…

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National Impaired Driving Prevention Month

  Impaired driving prevention is something we focus on all year long, but every December the efforts to spread awareness about the dangers of driving under the influence of alcohol…

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