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Posted on: March 12, 2019

Hydrant Flushing Schedule

Hydrant Flushing

The Carbondale Fire Department will begin hydrant flushing on Monday, April 8. Crews will be working throughout the week from 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Flushing will start on the west side at the intersection of South Illinois and West Grand avenues as well as the int...

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Posted on: March 5, 2019

March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month

Lightening

March is Severe Weather Preparedness Month. According to the National Weather Service (NWS), February, March, April, May, June and December are the top months for tornadoes. With spring just around the corner, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEM...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

Change Your Clock, Change Your Batteries

Smoke Detector

Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 10 at 2 a.m. 

The Carbondale Fire Department recommends changing the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors when you move your clocks forward. In addition, the CFD recommends refresh...

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Posted on: February 26, 2019

New Firefighters Sworn In

New Firefighters

Four new firefighters were sworn in at the February 12 City Council meeting. 

This includes Wesley Smith, David Greathouse,Stetson Traub and Abigail Coulombe. 

To learn more about employment opportunities with the Carbondale Fire Departmen...

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