Thanksgiving is the leading day for home cooking fires, with 230% more home cooking fires occurring during this holiday. Unattended cooking and the misuse of cooking equipment are the leading contributing factors in cooking fires. Please stay fire safe this holiday season and Happy Thanksgiving to everyone from the Rochester Hills Professional Firefighters.
NFPA encourages testing smoke alarms as Daylight Saving Time begins
Roughly two-thirds of home fire deaths occur in homes with no smoke alarms or working smoke alarms. When smoke alarms should have worked but failed to operate, it is usually because batteries were missing, disconnected, or dead.
Halloween is one of the most anticipated nights of the year for children, but also one of the most dangerous. According to Safe Kids Worldwide, on average, twice as many child pedestrians are killed while walking on Halloween compared to any other day of the year, and more than 70 percent of accidents occur away from an intersection or crosswalk.
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When is a firefighter free to speak their mind? When is a fire department free to discipline a firefighter for things they/we say? Although this issue crops up often as a result of social media postings,
it goes far beyond that as well.