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Posted on: February 1, 2021

What to do During an Earthquake

Earthquake Preparedness 2021

Whether you are in your home, a school classroom, a high-rise or other type of building, it is important to know how to protect yourself during an earthquake. The City of Carbondale Office of Emergency Management would like to share IEMA's earthq...

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Posted on: January 22, 2021

Application Procedures for Entry Level Firefighter Examination

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The City of Carbondale will be accepting applications for entry level firefighter through Monday, March 15, 2021 at 5:00 PM.

Please note that the Firefighter examination process requires approximately one month to complete. You can view the application pro...

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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Put a Freeze on Winter Fires

Carbon Monoxide

Half of all home heating fires occur in December, January and February. To avoid hazards that may increase your family's risk of having a home fire, please:

  • Install and test carbon monoxide alarms at least once a month
  • Have a qualified professional...
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Posted on: January 5, 2021

Tips to Limit Your Exposure to Hazardous Household Chemicals

Household Chemicals

Knowing how to handle household products containing hazardous materials or chemicals can reduce the risk of injury.

  • ONLY STORE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS IN PLACES CHILDREN CAN'T GET TO THEM
  • Save the national poison control number in your cell phone and p...
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Posted on: December 31, 2020

Space Heaters are a Leading Cause of Home Fires

Space Heater Safety

Be warm and safe this winter by following these tips when using a heating source, such as space heaters:

  • Keep anything that can burn at least three-feet away from heating equipment,like the furnace, fireplace, woodstove, or portable space heater
  • Have a thre...
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