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  1. Fire Prevention: Chattanooga Firefighters Hit the Streets with Smoke Alarms

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    Fri, 9 Jan 2015

    was injured in that fire. Fire Marshal Beau Matlock says members of the Fire Prevention Bureau are doing what they can to prevent fires . "Most fires are preventable," said Matlock. "We're just trying to offer some fire safety information that will help

  2. Emphasis Placed on Working Smoke Alarms During Fire Prevention Week

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    Mon, 6 Oct 2014

    has compiled a series of tips sheets that departments and Fire Corps teams can use to educate community members on how to prevent fires and keep their homes and families safe. Wildand Fire Assessment Program : A joint effort of the NVFC and U.S. Forest

  3. Fire News: How Technology Can Stop Massive Fires from Destroying Cities

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    Tue, 9 Dec 2014

    NBC News details how technology and sheer manpower can prevent fires from destroying cities More than 250 firefighters battled Monday's downtown Los Angeles fire, which consumed an under-construction

  4. Fire Service Industry News: Howard County (MD) Receives Grant for 400 New Smoke Alarms

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    Tue, 18 Aug 2015

    manager of the fire prevention grant program. "Far too often, inadequate budgets prevent those organizations working to prevent fire from being as proactive as they would like to be. With additional financial support, grant recipients are actively helping

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. UL Fire Safety Journal 3

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    Wed, 28 Aug 2013

    Inside Journal 3 For more than a century, UL has advanced Fire Safety with the goals of helping prevent fires , injury and loss of life and to minimize property damage. Advances in materials, design and construction techniques offer new

  10. National Fire Protection Association, Domino's Team Up to Deliver Safety Message

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    Tue, 6 Mar 2012

    cleaning a dryer's lint filter after each load of laundry and keeping the stovetop clean and clear of clutter, will help prevent fires ." Important spring cleaning home fire safety tips from the NFPA: Fact: Working smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in