Put a freeze on winter fires

Teach residents about the importance of fire safety before, during and after severe winter weather.

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Never use candles for emergency lighting. WinterSafety

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February is African American History Month

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The 1st African American fire chief, Patrick Raymond (Cambridge, MA), was appointed in 1871 #AfricanAmericanHistoryMonth

National Fire Academy updates

Featured course:
Advanced Life Support Response to Hazardous Materials Incidents R0247

This 10-day course for paramedics with advanced life support (ALS) responsibilities provides you with knowledge of chemistry as it relates to hazardous materials. The course focuses on the medical management of victims, and the development and management of medical support system hazardous materials components.

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On-duty firefighter fatalities (2017)

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Home fire fatalities (2017)

Down 8 percent compared to fatalities reported from Jan. 1 – Feb. 11, 2016.

64 home fire fatalities were reported by the U.S. news media for Feb. 5 – 11.

Older adults (65 and over) represent 32 percent of all fatalities.

Ohio leads the nation in reported fatalities with 23.

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Share this video with your community to show residents how to increase the chance of surviving a home fire by more than 82 percent and decreasing fire damage by up to 97 percent.