Fireworks News

In light of recent changes regarding fireworks in Pennsylvania, the Director of Emergency Management has issued the guidelines for the sale and use of fireworks click here. In case of emergency, please dial 911 or call the police non-emergency number 215-672-1000 to file a report or speak to an officer.

 

Kidde Fire Extinguishers Recall

Kidde Recalls Fire Extinguishers with Plastic Handles Due to Failure to Discharge and Nozzle Detachment.  For information, please visit https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-discharge-and

Away at College? – Don’t let up on Fire Prevention

Many of our residents are away at college now broadening their education, meeting new people, and possibly living “on their own” for the first time. Hopefully all the life lessons that were taught at home carry over to their new “homes”. Interesting data has come out of the National Fire Protection Agency (NFPA) that shows the same fire risks that are in your home also exist in dormitories, fraternities, and sororities. Read more

Fire Prevention – Fireworks

The July 4 celebration will soon be here. Please keep in mind that the legal use of sparklers, fountains and novelty devices can cause severe burns and eye injuries. They burn hot! They have previously caused damage to buildings and cars. If you use these items, use common sense. BE SAFE!!

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Central Bucks EMS

Interested in medicine and helping people? Why not check out the Central Bucks EMS volunteer program? They offer a great program to ease you in and learn how you can help people in your community. Check out http://www.cbems.org/cbem/volunteer.ashx

Fire Is #3

There is little time to react and escape a fire.
The best chances for survival are early detection and knowing your escape plan.
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Grill Fires Fact

Do you know the facts about grill fires?
An average of 8,900 home fires involving grills, hibachis, and barbecues
· Average of 10 civilian deaths
· Average of 160 injuries (that were reported)
· $118 million in property damage
· July is Peak month

Check out the Grill Fires Fact Sheet from NFPA by clicking here and get the safety tips!