COMMENTARY: Dreaming of a fire-safe Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, many of us look forward to decorating the home for the holidays. Regardless of interior or exterior illumination, or if you have a artificial tree versus live tree, keeping your home safe from hazards will help you have a fire-safe Christmas. According to The National Fire Protection Association, between the years […]

Unattended cooking a leading contributor to holiday fires

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FELTON – With the busiest holiday fast approaching, people are making plans to prepare for the “Super Bowl of Feasts” — the traditional Thanksgiving dinner. A lot of focus and time will be placed into preparing this important meal, but as important as this meal may be, so is the importance of safety during the […]

COMMENTARY: Fire Prevention Week a good time to prep for emergency

As we enter the month of October, those of us in the fire service are preparing for a busy week with the schools as we enter National Fire Prevention Week, which is observed October 4-10, 2015. Fire departments in Kent County will coordinate visits between classes coming to the fire station or [personnel from] the […]