Hurricane Season

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Be Prepared During Hurricane Season National Preparedness Month is over and we are in the middle of peak hurricane season. Hurricane Dorian has already wreaked havoc on the Bahamas and threatened the southeast coastline of the United States and this is just the start. Over the next few months we need to prepare to have more hurricanes damage our country … Read More

Community Preparedness

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Help Out Locally For our last week of National Preparedness Month we will be talking about how important it is to prepare for disasters as a community. This preparation can happen on a small or large scale, but it is important nonetheless. What Disasters Effect Your Community One of the first things that you can do when working on community … Read More

Youth Preparedness

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Prepare Your Child for an Emergency It can be difficult to prepare kids for disasters. Especially because they cannot fully understand the severity of disastrous situations. This is why youth preparedness is so important. As week 3’s topic of National Preparedness Month, Ready.gov has some great tips for how to prepare your child for a disaster. Preparing Your Child One … Read More

Emergency Evacuation Plan

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National Preparedness Month In last week’s blog post we talked about how September is National Preparedness Month. This month is sponsored by FEMA and Ready.gov to spread the word about how important it is to be prepared in the event of an emergency. Throughout the month 4 different topics are touched upon; save early for disaster costs, make a plan … Read More

National Preparedness Month

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Be Prepared Not Scared September is National Preparedness Month. This year FEMA and Ready.org has centered the theme around being, “Prepared Not Scared”. This theme focuses on the importance of making sure that you are prepared in the event of an emergency. When you are prepared you are more likely to be less frightened in the event of an emergency. … Read More

Lightning Strikes

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How Common Are Fires Started By Lightning Strikes? Warm summer rain turns into thunder and lightning storms. These storms can be beautiful and exhilarating to watch, but when lightning strikes it can  be harm people and the land that gets stuck in the storm. Lightning Strike Facts It was reported by NFPA that lightning caused an estimated annual average of … Read More

Smoking and Fire Dangers

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Protect Yourself and Your Environment from Fires Started By Smoking Material It is common knowledge that cigarettes are poisonous to people’s health and surrounding environments. Not only do cigarettes and other smoking materials increase a smoker’s risk of cancer, stroke, lung disease, and heart disease. They also increase the smoker’s risk of starting a fire and causing environmental devastation. Home … Read More

Electrical Shock In Water

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How to Protect Yourself Against Electrical Shock in Water Summertime often leads to water activities which involve swimming and boating in lakes and oceans. While out on the water many people take safety precautions against drowning, but not as many people take precautions for electrical shock drownings. NFPA reports that, “electrical shock drownings can occur when marina electrical systems leak … Read More

Pet Preparedness Month

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Keep Your Pets Safe in the Event of an Emergency Most of us spend so much time with our pets that we think of them as members of our family. But, many of us don’t think about what happens to our pets in the event of an emergency. This is why June is National Pet Preparedness Month, to start up … Read More

Grilling Fires

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Make Sure That You Grill Safely This Summer Memorial Day is the unofficial summer kick off, which means that we are now in the midst of BBQ season! In the US 7 out of 10 adults have either a grill or smoker. These statistics mean that while there are a lot of tasty meals being grilled in the summer, there … Read More