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  1. Firefighter Safety: Weather Considerations: Cold and Dark

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    Tue, 22 Oct 2013

    and deaths from fire occur in the home. We can honor our fallen firefighters all year long by doing everything we can to prevent fires from occurring in the first place. Remind citizens that combustible items may have accumulated over the spring and summer

  2. Battling the Brain Drain

    Magazine Articles

    Tue, 28 Jan 2014

    instance, I've been told (off the record) that certain fire departments hope their citizens do everything they can to prevent fires in the first place. If a fire occurs and the department can't get there right away, firefighters hope those citizens

  3. Fire Prevention: Ocala (FL) Fire Rescue Provides Fire Prevention Education

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    Wed, 2 Oct 2013

    having a home escape plan, knowing when it is appropriate, what phone number to call in an emergency, and offer tips to prevent fires . Fire Prevention Week is held annually in October in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire which occurred in 1871. In

  4. El Paso Fire Department Urges Citizens to Stay Safe during the Holidays

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    Sat, 23 Nov 2013

    dangerously hot, hours after use. Always Cook Outside – It is important to keep the fryer under constant supervision to prevent fires . Always cook outside, making sure to stay off any wooden decks or structures (with plenty of space away from them

  5. Cal Fire Experiencing 20 Percent Fire Increase

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    Wed, 3 Oct 2012

    Daily Journal. "Cal Fire crews remain prepared to respond to wildfires, but we are asking the public to take steps to help prevent fires during this unusually dry fall," said Chief Ken Pimlott, director of Cal Fire, explaining that the state has "already

  6. UL Fire Safety Journal 1

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2013

    For more than a century, Underwriters Laboratories has advanced Fire Safety with the goals of helping to prevent fires , injury and loss of life, and minimize property damage. Advances in materials, design and construction techniques offer new

  7. Developing Response Guidelines for Fires in Vacant Buildings

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    Tue, 1 Jan 2013

    some of the problems. First, to address the issue of the vacant buildings, there are things that can be done to try to prevent fires and vagrant occupancy. In urban areas, codes and stronger laws regarding how vacant buildings are to be maintained should

  8. Campus Fire Safety: Montclair State University Honored by The Princeton Review

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    Mon, 19 Aug 2013

    sorority students -- an off- campus population that fire prevention programs often overlook -- how simple measures can prevent fires and save lives. The program is held at the BCLPSI's Life Safety Complex, which houses live fire-training simulators

  9. Fire Prevention & Protection: Legislation Introduced in Congress to Provide Grants for Campus Fire Safety Education

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    Thu, 18 Apr 2013

    safe behavior during their time in college and beyond." "It is critical that college students have the tools they need to prevent fires and react swiftly and confidently when they happen," said Senator Lautenberg. "This legislation will ensure colleges

  10. Fire News: CSB Chair Moure-Eraso Addresses Nationwide Meeting of International Code Council

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    Sat, 27 Oct 2012

    guidelines are not referred to in the federal regulations. Both federal agencies have limited opportunities for action to prevent fires and explosions. CSB has found in several recent investigations, in fact, that the actions and interventions of local citizen