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 reasons that people have problems in this area is that they are…

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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 conjunction conditions that are very dry and…

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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 of 56,000 fires led to 1,490 injuries and…

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Winter Sprinkler System This article will discuss sprinkler systems, how they are affected by Winter, and how you can prevent them from malfunctioning throughout the season. With Winter’s cold temperatures on the horizon, it’s more important than ever for you to take steps to prevent their sprinkler systems from freezing up and leaving you with a…

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This article will discuss fire extinguishers and how to use them properly. Nowadays, most buildings have multiple fire extinguishers around the building so that if a fire breaks out, it can quickly be dealt with. Unfortunately, although a lot of people think that fire extinguishers are relatively easy to use, they aren’t. The majority of…

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Every fire extinguisher has different uses, we’re going to discuss what type of fire extinguisher you should use for your company. Over the last few decades, it has become more apparent that workplaces require several different types of fire extinguishers rather than the standard Class ABC extinguisher. The only problem is that not all companies have…

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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. Now, there is far more to…

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Roy Holcombe, Assistant Chief at Holly Springs Fire Station has spent a little over a week laying out bottled water and loading up tables with snacks and chips at his fire station. Someone stops in at least once a day to ferry the supplies to the base camp at the Table Rock Wesleyan Camp and…

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As at the 18th of November, over 90 percent of the mail ballots from Santa Cruz County had been counted. The initial reported results do still stand. According to Gail Pellerin, County Clerk, staff would be putting in time this weekend in order to finish the process of counting and canvassing. Still to be counted…

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