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Posted on: September 1, 2021

Prepare to Protect

2021 National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and IEMA's 2021 theme is "Prepare to Protect. Preparing for disasters is protecting everyone you love."

Each week in September, the campaign will focus on a different aspect of preparedness for in...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

5 Simple Steps to Campfire Safety

Campfire Safety

There’s nothing like the tempting smell of marshmallows toasting or hot dogs roasting over an open fire. Whether camping, hiking or just hanging out in the backyard, this year more families are spending time outdoors. The Carbondale Fire Departm...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Get Out and Stay Alive

Get Out and Stay Alive (2)

Get Out and Stay Alive is a program designed by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to help save your life in case you find yourself in a fire situation. This program focuses on three main topics: Getting Out, Prevention, and Protection. 

Gett...

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Posted on: September 1, 2021

What You Need To Know About Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless gas, and because you can't see, taste or smell it, carbon monoxide can kill you before you know it's there.

How can I protect against carbon monoxide poisoning?

Early warning is important. The Consumer Product ...

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Posted on: August 23, 2021

Off-Campus Housing Fire Safety

Off-Campus Housing Fire Safety

Since 2000, 85% of college-related fire fatalities have happened in off-campus housing, where most students live. When looking for a place, consider these 10 items:

Smoke Alarms

  • Are there smoke alarms in every bedroom, on every level of the building?
  • In most...
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Posted on: September 3, 2021

Carbondale Fire Department Selling Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts

Breast Cancer Awareness T-Shirts web

CARBONDALE - Carbondale Fire Department Local 1961 is selling t-shirts to raise awareness for breast cancer.

T-shirts start at $20 depending on size. Proceeds will go to the SIH Cancer Institute Patient Care Support Fund for breast cancer patients...

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