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Grant awarded to local fire department to help make residents feel safer

MERIDIAN TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WLNS) – Homeowners in Meridian Township will soon feel a lot safer thanks to a grant awarded to the local fire department. 374 more words

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Donation of combo smoke/carbon monoxide alarms will save lives: Otonabee fire chief

Otonabee-South Monaghan Department of Fire and Emergency Services is a step closer to helping residents of the township avoid serious residential fire loss, after Enbridge Gas Distribution donated 120 combination smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. 375 more words

Canada

Smoke alarm alerts couple to fire in baby's bedroom

A smoke alarm is being credited with alerting a couple to a fire in their baby’s bedroom.

The Hamilton Fire Department responded to a report of a fire on the ninth floor of an eleven-storey apartment building at 264 King Street East at 9:52 a.m. 114 more words

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{Guest blog} Be prepared to avoid tragedy in case of a home fire

Jennifer Sanders is the Executive Director of the South Central and Southeast Kansas Chapter of the American Red Cross. Their mission is to prevent and alleviate human suffering in the face of emergencies by mobilizing the power of volunteers and the generosity of donors. 434 more words

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Headed for Boot Camp

Sunny, our elder cat continues his travels:

So we were, at home: our northern home (base) for the summer (and many more to come). We enjoyed being parked at Sunset RV Park at our site that looked straight out onto Lake Ontario. 686 more words

Sunny The Elder Cat, Speaks

Still Writing Checks and Saving Lives

Charitable Trust Continues to Fund Smoke Alarm Installations

In 1992, following a spate of fire fatalities, the American Red Cross of Greater Cleveland partnered with the Cleveland Division of Fire to install smoke alarms, free of charge to residents who lived in neighborhoods deemed to be at high risk for home fires. 171 more words

Smoke Alarms

Home Fire Safety. Be Prepared!

Here are a few facts from the NFPA (National Fire Protection Agency).

  • Between 2010 – 2014 there was an average of 358,300 house fires per year.
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