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Featured Blog Posts – September 2009 Archive (2)

Fire Prevention 2009 - Stay Fire Smart! Don’t Get Burned

Testing the water before putting a child in the bath may sound like common sense. Wearing short or close-fitting sleeves when cooking on the stovetop may show foresight. This and other simple actions may be all it takes to prevent devastating burns.

Fire Prevention Week

From October 4-10, fire and life safety educators across the country will bring important safety messages to their communities, showing them simple ways they can… Continue

Added by New Jersey Firefighting on September 24, 2009 at 2:26pm — No Comments

Virginia Technical Rescue Lifts Injured Cyclist

Virginia Pilot

VIRGINIA BEACH - The reeds grow thick under the Pungo Ferry Bridge, and the marsh ground underneath them is soft and soggy from recent rain. Elliott Craddock can be grateful for that.

The 18-year-old cyclist took a tumble off the concrete span Sunday morning, falling what rescuers estimate was 35 to 50 feet to the marsh below. He came out of it with…

Added by New Jersey Firefighting on September 14, 2009 at 9:30am — No Comments

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