EMS leadership class 2014

Brad Murphey Completes EMS LEADERSHIP PROGRAM Brad Murphey, of Putnam County EMS in Eatonton, Georgia completed the year-long 2014 Georgia EMS Directors and Management Leadership course on November 6th, 2014 in a ceremony in Statesboro, Georgia.   Four, week-long...
Heating Safety

Heating Safety

There is something about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating fires from...
Cooking Safety

Cooking Safety

Cooking brings family and friends together, provides an outlet for creativity and can be relaxing. But did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and home injuries? By following a few safety tips you can prevent these fires. “COOK WITH...
Turkey Fryer Safety

Turkey Fryer Safety

NFPA discourages the use of outdoor gas- fueled turkey fryers that cook the turkey in hot oil. The use of turkey fryers can lead to devastating burns, other injuries and the destruction of property. The Dangers of Turkey Fryers  Hot oil may splash or spill during the...
Residential Building Fire Trends (2007-2011) FEMA

Residential Building Fire Trends (2007-2011) FEMA

National estimates for residential building fires in 2011, the most recent year data are available, are: —Fires: 364,500. —Deaths: 2,450. —Injuries: 13,900. —Dollar Loss: $6,651,400,000. Overall trends for residential building fires for the five-year period of 2007 to...