Index: Latest News and Notices 2013 2005-2006 Press Releases

9/21/2012US Fire Administration Releases Report on Heating Fires in Residential Buildings
Heating is the Second Leading Cause of Home Fires; Prepare Now for a Fire-Safe Heating Season
10/10/2012Smoke Alarms and Escape Plans Key to Surviving Fires in the Home
In recognition of Fire Prevention Week, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) are providing new statistics on fires in American homes and urging consumers to install smoke alarms in their homes and check to make sure all smoke alarms are working properly.
11/6/2012US Fire Administration Urges Residents Affected by Hurricane Sandy to Stay Safe as Cold Weather Approaches
The U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) is urging residents to be safe as cold weather blankets the United States, including areas recently impacted by Hurricane Sandy.
11/6/2012Unapproved Gasoline Containers
The attached information was approved by the State's Attorney's Office.
11/19/2012Flanagan Scholarship Application
A description of the Andrew J. Flanagan Memorial Scholarship for active firefighters and application are posted. Applications must be submitted by January 31, 2014 for the 2013-2014 session.
11/15/20122012 Seminar Series
The next scheduled Seminar Series is titled Flashover Life and Death Decisions on the Fireground which is scheduled for Friday December 14, 2012. The seminar is presented by Bryan Winzer from FDNY.
11/16/2012Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires
Three times as many fires occur on Thanksgiving. While most people consider overeating the greatest peril of Thanksgiving, cooking the day’s feast presents its own risks, too.