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The Northwest Fire District has a new lifesaving device thanks to a grant. The fire district purchased a hydraulic extrication tool, which are used to free trapped motorists after a crash, thanks to a $20,868 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
Christmas tree safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association and the Golder Ranch Fire District.
Northwest Fire District Firefighters test out their new set of tools which was funded by a $20,868 grant from the Governor’s Office of Highway Safety.
(BPT) - The holidays are a wonderful time of the year when everyone spends a little less time focusing on their day-to-day lives and a little more time on family and friends. If you’re hosting at your home this year, you’re probably already preparing your decorations and your menu for the duration of their stay.
(BPT) - Home fires, carbon monoxide poisonings and home break-ins tend to increase during the winter months. If you’re aware of the increase in dangers to your home during the cold-weather season, you have the power to take precautions. Now is the perfect time for you and your family to review a few essential home safety checks.
The 8th annual “Senior Citizen Fire Academy” will include specialized safety training plus a closer look at the local fire department and the services it provides. Program participants will receive not only important information they will also receive free safety resources for their home.
Over the course of 12 weeks, 17 Marana residents went through the Marana Police Department’s Citizen Police Academy and after 42 hours of instruction the group has a better understanding of what the various aspects of the department do.
(BPT) - Freezing temperatures and snowfall are in store for much of the country this winter and that means homeowners need to take steps to ensure that their loved-ones and property stay safe and warm through the long, cold months ahead.
(Family Features) It's no surprise that as the holiday season approaches, family and friends gather to celebrate. With more cooking, decorating and rituals that include candles and open flames, the risk of house fires and pediatric burn injuries increase drastically during the month of December.
(BPT) - Cold weather often brings many tasks to mind, such as shoveling snow, conducting car maintenance and preparing for holiday fun. However, one preparation often overlooked by many Americans is how to keep their families safe during the peak season for home fires.
The Arizona Highway Patrol Association (AHPA) wants to ensure all families make it to and from their holiday destinations safely. AHPA offers these reminders for your family this Thanksgiving.
(BPT) - When the weather cools and fall arrives, do you sigh in relief, assuming your allergies will settle down until spring? Don’t let your guard down so soon – fall and winter present unique risks for people with allergies and asthma.
The Drexel Heights Fire District responded to a fire in a residential neighborhood at the 3200 block of west Avenida Obregon (Los Reales Road and Camino de La Tierra). Upon DHFD's arrival, just minutes after the 911 dispatch, they arrived on scene to find two vehicles, a carport, and the roof of the residence home in flames.
Northwest Fire crews responded to a single vehicle roll-over accident on Thursday morning at approximately 7:30AM. Crews found an SUV with heavy damage on the side of Interstate 10 near Tangerine Farms Rd.
(NAPSI)—While holiday decorations are a great way to spread the joy of the season, you have to make sure they’re safe.
Proposition 487, also known as the Phoenix Pension Reform Act, was rejected by voters Tuesday night by a wide margin.
A steady stream of neighbors drove up to the old Picture Rocks Fire Station on Sandario Road on Oct. 18 to shred papers and receive information on fire safety and community news.
Drexel Heights Fire District has hired a new Fire Marshal to oversee the district’s Fire Prevention Division.
(NAPSI)—While most motorists are fond of what’s known as that “new car smell,” there are some other specific odors that motorists should also be aware of.
(NAPSI)—Here’s news that may warm your heart-and your home.
(StatePoint) Thanksgiving can mean too many cooks in the kitchen, so consider taking some prep outside. While grilling is usually associated with summer, more Americans are recognizing its year-round potential.
Working smoke alarms can make a life-saving difference in a fire. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention campaign, “Working Smoke Alarms Save Lives: Test Yours Every Month!”
The Oro Valley Police Department would like to invite the public to its annual National Night Out. Since 1983, this special crime prevention event has been held by communities across the United States focusing on safety. There will be exhibits and demonstrations along with music, prizes and food. Parents and children will learn about safety in regards to water, internet, poison, drugs and much more. Golder Ranch Fire District and others will also be at the event. The event is being held at the Target Shopping Center at 10555 N. Oracle Road from 6 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 17.
Christian Mulhall learns to crawl to safety while blindfolded as part of Northwest Fire’s Mini Musters program to celebrate Fire Prevention Month.