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Veterans Fire Protection is back at Carlisle this weekend for Trucks.  Stop by G90 and pay us a visit.

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Photography: Certify Your Extinguishers

Fire extinguishers require annual inspection. Contact Veterans Fire Protection for a free fire survey.

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“But We’ve Always Done it This Way: Top Ten List”

EHS Safety News America

We've Always Done It This WayWhat does that really mean?

Perhaps you just asked a question at a committee meeting. The room went silent and at least one person pointedly explained to you that “We’ve always done it this way”. The rest of the group either chimed in or nodded their heads in arrogant approval. Some might even have glanced at you with that dismissive look of lost causes.

For many people change is painful. It doesn’t matter how silly their current path or how promising the opportunity of other possibilities. Change hurts. It is also painful to admit that what you have been doing needs to be changed. Accepting change means accepting the possibility that you are not currently doing things the best way.

While you bite your tongue or fume at that response consider this Top Ten List of the Real Meanings of “But we’ve always done it this way”.

What might people…

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Learn about smoke alarms #firesafety

Northport Fire Rescue

Learn about smoke alarms

Why should I have a working smoke alarm?

A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the first thing in your home that can alert you and your family to a fire 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Home fire sprinklers can also alert you, but are a few seconds slower than smoke alarms. Whether you’re awake or asleep, a working smoke alarm is constantly on alert, scanning the air for fire and smoke.

According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in properties without working smoke alarms. A working smoke alarm significantly increases your chances of surviving a deadly home fire.

What types of smoke alarms can I buy?

There are many brands of smoke alarms on the market, but…

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Carlisle Chrysler Nationals

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Veterans Fire Protection is here at the Carlisle Chrysler Nationals.  Stop by booth H84 and pay us a visit.

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How Fire Sprinklers Work

A good description on sprinkler head operation.

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Pop Quiz: Are You Fire Exit Compliant?

Emedco's Blog

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At the risk of bringing back traumatic memories from school, it’s time for a pop quiz.

Do your fire exits have signs that have been mounted and are illuminated according to OSHA standards?

Are they properly labeled?

Let’s take a look and see if your fire exit signs are up to snuff.

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