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While you are changing your clocks, it’s also a great time to change the batteries in detectors … and check and rotate items in disaster supplies kits since cooler weather is coming.
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October 25, 2014
Two Marines with 3rd Battalion, 2nd Marine Regiment, fire an AT4-Rocket Launcher at a target during a live-fire training exercise on Range P28 aboard Fort A.P. Hill, Va., Sept. 5. The range was built specifically for the unit as a training aid to increase overall unit readiness. (U.S. Marine Corps photo by Cpl. Jorden M. Wells / Released)
It’s that time of year again! As we prepare our clocks to “fall back” for the end of Daylight Saving Time on November 2, use this opportunity to also prepare your home for fire emergencies by changing the batteries in your smoke alarm. According to the U.S. Fire Administration, most alarms need a new battery at least once a year. In addition, if your smoke alarm is more than 10 years old, replace it with a new alarm and a new battery.
And with colder temperatures on the way, you may want to review heating safety techniques with your family and create a fire escape plan. Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Some simple steps can prevent most heating-related fires from happening. These steps include:
Making a fire escape plan and practicing a fire escape drill are important elements of home fire safety. Start planning today! This toolkit from the National Fire Protection Agency has everything you need to get started.
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recently made available interim guidance for EMS providers and Public Safety Answering Points on patient management for known or suspected Ebola Virus Disease.
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|Bay Area Urban Security Initiatives (BAUSI) Grant||Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)||10/31/2014|
|State Farm Safety Grant||State Farm Insurance||10/31/2014|
|Maine Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Funds||State of Maine Department of Conservation||11/14/2014|
|Ohio Wildland Fire Personal Protective Equipment Grants (Wildland PPE)||Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources||November 2014 est|
|FEMA Public Assistance Grant Program||Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)||Open Deadline|
|California Fire Safe Council 2014 Grant Clearinghouse||Fire Safe Council||November 2014 est|
|Mississippi Volunteer Fire Assistance Program||Mississippi Forestry Commission||November 2014 est|
|Ohio Volunteer Fire Assistance Program (VFA)||Ohio Dept. of Natural Resources||November 2014 est|
|Chesapeake Energy Corporate Giving Program||Chesapeake Energy||Open Deadline|
|Rhode Island Volunteer Fire Association (VFA) Grant Program||Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management||Varies|
|Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA)- Alabama||Alabama Forestry Commission||December 2014 est|
|Volunteer Fire Assistance Grants - Florida||Florida Dept. of Agriculture & Consumer Services||Open Deadline|
|Virginia Burn Building Grant||Virginia Department of Fire Programs||01/01/2015|
|Maine Highway Safety Grant||Maine Bureau of Highway Safety||Open Deadline|
|Indiana Homeland Security Foundation Grant Program||Indiana Department of Homeland Security||January 2015 est|
|West Virginia Volunteer Fire Assistance (VFA) Program||West Virginia Division of Forestry||January 2015 est|
|Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) Grants||U.S. Dept. of Homeland Security||January 2015 est|
|California Traffic Safety Grant||California Office of Traffic Safety||January 2015 est|
|Fire Department Equipment (Individual Applicants) - Ohio||Ohio State Fire Marshall||January 2015 est|
|Fire Department Equipment (Joint Applicant) - Ohio||Ohio State Fire Marshall||January 2015 est|
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