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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Recreational Fire Guidelines

Burn Regulations

Pursuant to Carbondale City Code 10-1-14 it is unlawful to burn or set fire to refuse or any other combustible material within the City of Carbondale with the exception of recreational fires, established in the following guidelines:

• The fire sho...

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Posted on: May 1, 2021

Earthquakes and Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

Southern Illinois is located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The Office of Emergency Management wants to remind you of the steps you should take before and during an earthquake to be better prepared.  

Before 

  • Develop a family earthquake p...
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Posted on: April 13, 2021

Always Read the Warning Labels on Cleaning Supplies

Do Not Mix These Cleaning Products

The weather is warming up and that means many will be starting to do some spring cleaning. It’s important to understand what not to mix together. Always read the warning labels on the cleaning supplies and follow the manufactures instructions on...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Carbondale Fire Department Smoke Detector Program

Smoke Detector

Since 1988 all dwelling units in Illinois have been required to have smoke detectors and alarms. A recent amendment to the 30 year old Smoke Detector Act reflects advances in technology and provides that by 2022 newly installed residential smoke alarms co...

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Posted on: March 1, 2021

Spring Not Only Brings Warmer Days, but the Increased Potential of Severe Thunderstorms

Stormy Weather Ahead

The Carbondale Office of Emergency Management would like to share information from Ready.gov on severe weather preparedness.

Before Severe Weather

  • Know your area’s risk of thunderstorms. They can occur year-round and at ...
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