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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Put a Freeze on Winter Holiday Fires

Winter Holiday Fires

It's fun to decorate for the winter holidays, but holiday decorations can increase your risk for a home fire. As you deck the halls this season, be fire smart.

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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Prepare for Cold Weather

Cold Weather

The Carbondale Office of Emergency Management wants to make sure you are prepared for cold weather. Below are some tips from the National Weather Service.

  • Check the forecast at weather.gov or your favorite weather app, station, etc. so you'll know when to ...
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Posted on: December 1, 2020

Holiday Safety Toolkit

Holiday Tool Kit

The Carbondale Fire Department encourages you to take a few moments as you decorate this year to make sure your holidays are safe.

CHRISTMAS TREE SAFETY TIPSBefore you bring your live tree into your home, trim at last 2 inches off the trunk to expose fresh...

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Posted on: November 2, 2020

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen 2

As you prepare your holiday meal, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to share a guide from the NFPA for ideas on what different age groups can do around the kitchen.

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Posted on: November 1, 2020

COVID-19 Holiday Season Safety Tips

Holiday Safety

With the holidays fast approaching, the Carbondale Fire Department would like to share the Illinois Department of Public Health's recommendations on how to celebrate safer during the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • When planning travel, consider the mode of transportat...
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Posted on: October 12, 2020

Prevent Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon Monoxide Danger

In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide.

Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane,...

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