Importance of Fire Safety

Although every year there are more and more people signing up for fire safety training, there is still a lack of fire safety awareness in the world and not enough people have been trained on how to properly deal with fires and what precautions must be put in place....

Caution Recommended with Heating This Year

Residents are being reminded by the Northwest Insurance Council that wood stoves, chimneys and space heaters can pose a fire risk. Statistics from the NFPA show that 16 percent of fires in the home from 2009 to 2013 could be traced back to heating equipment. A total...

Coweta Bans Outdoor Fires

From 5 o’clock on the evening of Friday, a ban is being imposed on outdoor fires in Coweta County. Only fires contained in a grill will be permitted. As a result of wildfire danger, no other fires are allowed. The weather conditions forecasted today of high winds, in...

Frying Turkeys Safely

With Thanksgiving looming, you might be considering preparing the turkey in a turkey fryer. Coleman Fire Department gave a demonstration on Friday to point out what the dangers were when preparing turkeys in this manner. David Martinez, Fire Chief, said that the usual...