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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Are Your House Numbers Visible?

House Numbers

In an emergency, firefighters depend on house numbers to find you as quickly as possible. Finding your home, especially at night, can be challenging if address numbers are unreadable, hidden, unlighted or have missing numbers. In many cases, this may dela...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Turn Around Don't Drown

Flooding

Each year, more deaths occur due to flooding than from any other thunderstorm related hazard.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that over half of all flood-related drownings occur when a vehicle is driven into hazardous flood water. The...

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Posted on: May 7, 2019

Summer Season: Peak Time for Grilling Fires

Grilling Safety

With barbecue season here, grill masters are reaching for their spatulas, eager to usher in the long-awaited cooking season. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) urges grillers to be mindful of cooking safety during the spring and summer months...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Severe Weather

Carbondale Severe Weather

Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home. That's why the American Red Cross recommends creating an emergency plan, so your family will know what to do in the event of a dis...

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