Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y.
To the agencies, providers and MCAs:
At 8:00 am on June 5, 2017, the Department will be implementing our new online licensing system for EMS personnel that will include initial and renewal licensing, as well as license verification. At that time, all paper licensing applications will no longer be accepted.
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.