Fire Safety

  • Candles

    Posted February 16, 2016 by Jenny Cutright

    Candles are nice to look at, but they can easily start a home fire

  • Marble Charter School First Aid & CPR

    Posted February 16, 2016 by Jenny Cutright

    Carbondale Volunteer Fire Fighters and EMTs visited the Marble Charter School on January 29th to teach basic first aid skills and CPR to the students. About 22 students were in attendance and learned various first aid skills including bleeding control, bandaging, splinting and basic, hands only CPR.

    Thanks to…

  • Smoking Related Fires

    Posted February 12, 2016 by Jenny Cutright
    Did you know..... Cigarettes can smolder for hours?
  • Cooking Fires

    Posted February 10, 2016 by Jenny Cutright

    Cooking fires are the leading cause of all residential structure fires

  • Home Fire Safety & Prevention

    Posted February 9, 2016 by Jenny Cutright

    It may not be fire prevention week, but we want to help keep you safe and work to prevent fires all the time.

    Did you know…..
    -10,688 Reported fires in Colorado in 2011
    -21 Reported Civilian Deaths
    -188 Reported Civilian Injuries

  • Shoveling and Snow Blowers

    Posted February 1, 2016 by Jenny Cutright

    While snow shoveling can be good exercise, it can also be dangerous for those who take on more than they can handle.
    – Dress warmly, paying special attention to feet, hands, nose and ears.
    – Avoid shoveling snow if you are out of shape. If you have a history of heart trouble, do…

  • Winter Is Here!

    Posted December 15, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    It may not be the official meteorological start of winter, but have you looked outside? (...click for infographic)
  • Deep Frying a Turkey

    Posted November 24, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    Are you deep frying a turkey this Thanksgiving? Yum .... But, before you set up your turkey fryer, remember these safety tips.... Be Safe with your turkey fryer so you can enjoy your creation!
  • Change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms when you change your clock!

    Posted October 30, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    Most fatal fires occur at night. Every home needs working smoke detectors to provide an early warning. Install smoke detectors & carbon monoxide alarms in all sleeping rooms, hallways that lead to sleeping areas, basements and each additional level of your home.
  • Mantenerse a salvo en Halloween

    Posted October 30, 2015 by Jenny Cutright
    A todo el mundo le encanta un buen susto en Halloween, pero no cuando se trata de la seguridad de sus hijos. Hay varios comportamientos sencillos y eficaces que los padres pueden compartir con los hijos para ayudar a reducir el riesgo de lesiones.