Archive for March, 2015

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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