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Similar Organization to Backstoppers

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I am trying to find if Michigan has an organization that is similar to The Backstoppershttp://backstoppers.org/They are a 5013C that was Started in 1959, The BackStoppers provides needed financial assistance and support to the spouses and dependent children of all police officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters, and publicly-funded paramedics and EMTs in our coverage area who have lost their lives or suffered a catastrophic injury performing their…Continue

Over 3 Million Dehumidifiers Made by Midea Recalled Due to Serious Fire and Burn Hazards

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2-Nov-2016 - CPSC Recall number: 17-024The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall of millions of dehumidifiers that can overheat and start a fire in homes.This affects about 3.4 million Midea…Continue

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Propane BLEVE Technical Brief Available

Started by Bruce King in Community Outreach Oct 6. 0 Replies

Our in-house engineers have prepared another complimentary technical brief for emergency responders, planners and trainers showing the stand-off distances for BLEVE’s for various container sizes of propane, natural gas and LPG.  The brief also details the physical and chemical properties of these substances to assure responders are better prepared to protect their communities.                 The brief was reviewed by HS Today which summarizes a lot of the brief content. …Continue

Tyson Recalls Panko Chicken Nugget Products Due To Possible Foreign Matter Contamination

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WASHINGTON, Sept. 27, 2016 - Tyson Foods Inc. is recalling approximately 132,520 pounds of fully cooked chicken nugget products that may be contaminated with hard plastic, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today.The fully cooked Panko Chicken Nuggets items were produced on…Continue

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Well its been a very hectic month here in WNY, as my wife has found out that her mother is not well as she has stage 4 cancer and its in both lungs, spine, back, legs. Her mother is 89 yrs. old and a fighter when it comes to being sick, so she is…

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