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Check Your Fire Extinguishers and Smoke Detectors

Now is a great time to check your home for fire safety! Check fire extinguishers for a manufacture date, if it is over 10 years, replace it!  If it has a gauge or other indicator, check it.  If you don’t have an extinguisher, purchase one!  All fires start small, stop it small!   Check your smoke detectors’ manufacture date also, they should be replaced per manufacturer instructions  or every 10 years.

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Firefighter Rescue Training

Firefighters are called on when someone needs help, be it a fire or a rescue.  Who do firefighters call for help? Other firefighters! One of our monthly training sessions for July was for those times.  We practiced calling for help and different drag techniques.  We also practiced quickly removing the bulky protective equipment we wear for fires, specifically to perform CPR. 

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