Change Batteries in Smoke and CO Alarms When Moving Clocks One Hour Forward! (Daylight Savings Time!)

MANY People Don't Do This! Don't Be a Statistic! Change Those Batteries!Do you have smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in your home? Are they working? Sunday, March 9, marks the beginning of Daylight Saving Time in the United States. The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges consumers to take the time to replace batteries … Continue reading Change Batteries in Smoke and CO Alarms When Moving Clocks One Hour Forward! (Daylight Savings Time!)

State Fire Marshal Warns of 9 Volt Battery Danger – The “Junk Drawer” Problem Continues to Grow!

  A June 2013 fire in New Hampshire sparked by a 9 volt battery in a junk drawer has fire safety officials warning of how to properly store them. The resident had just cleaned and organized a junk drawer in her kitchen and the fire was started by storing the 9 volt battery in the … Continue reading State Fire Marshal Warns of 9 Volt Battery Danger – The “Junk Drawer” Problem Continues to Grow!

Fire Prevention Weekly Digest – June 12, 2012

Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Efforts Campus Fire Safety Inspections/Code enforcement Smoke Alarms Sprinklers Wildland Fire Safety Fire safety tips and reminders Other Safety News Smoke Alarm Saves Sprinkler Saves International News   Campaigns / Other Fire Prevention Activities Davidson County Fire Marshal's Office Program Free Smoke Alarms - Alan Varner, smoke alarm technician with the … Continue reading Fire Prevention Weekly Digest – June 12, 2012

West Virginia House Fire Claims Ninth Victim, a 7-Year-Old Boy, Dies

By OLIVIA KATRANDJIAN and ALYSSA NEWCOMB (@alyssanewcomb) March 25, 2012 A ninth victim, a 7-year-old boy, died today from the tragic house fire in Charleston, W.Va., that killed two adults and six other children. Bryan Timothy Camp was taken off life support this morning. "I talked to our, what would be our emergency services chaplain, … Continue reading West Virginia House Fire Claims Ninth Victim, a 7-Year-Old Boy, Dies