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Piedmont Natural Gas Offers Training for Natural Gas Emergencies

Piedmont Natural Gas Offers Training for Natural Gas Emergencies

Jul 5, 2013

  First responders, colleges, universities, schools and medical facilities can learn what to do during natural gas emergencies from Piedmont Natural Gas (PNG). PNG can conduct a training session at your facility. You will learn what to expect from Piedmont Natural Gas and what you can do to help in case of a natural gas emergency. Be prepared! Please contact...

Winston-Salem Firefighters Rescue Two Children

Winston-Salem Firefighters Rescue Two Children

Feb 6, 2012

Take the time to discuss fire safety and preparedness with your family. Smoke detectors and escape plans can save your life!   Link to story at...

Wildfire Prevention

Wildfire Prevention

Jul 8, 2011

Take Smokey’s advice………… [Translate]

Summer Fire Safety

Summer Fire Safety

Jun 15, 2011

FEMA’s US Fire Administration is asking Americans to focus on FIRE SAFETY this summer. Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by...

Arson Awareness Event in Winston-Salem – May 4th

Arson Awareness Event in Winston-Salem – May 4th

Apr 13, 2011

Arson Awareness Week is May 1st – May 7th, 2011, the theme: “Working Together to Extinguish Serial Arson.” Winston-Salem Fire Department is partnering with Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Emergency Management, Safe Communities/Safe Kids, Winston-Salem Police Department and Forsyth County Sheriff’s Office to hold an hour-long event on May...

Gasoline Safety & Burn Awareness

Gasoline Safety & Burn Awareness

Jan 31, 2011

The National Gasoline Safety Project Kicks Off Burn Awareness Week February 6-12 Safety campaign teaches children and families that gas and fire never mix When it comes to handling gasoline safely, especially around children, there are simply no excuses. Research shows that most parents know that gasoline is extremely flammable, and its vapors can explode. And...

National Burn Awareness Week – February 6-12

National Burn Awareness Week – February 6-12

Jan 21, 2011

In the United States there are 2.4 million burn injuries a year, 75,000 are treated in the hospital and over 8000 will die. One million survivors will live with disabilities due to scarring and contractures. Did you know that each year over 500 children under 14 die due to fire and burn related injury and 116,000 are treated for fire/burn injuries. Children...

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Winter Fire Safety Tips

Jan 4, 2011

Stay safe and informed during the cold winter months. Hover over the banner above and widget below and click on the links to explore fire safety tips provided by the US Fire Administration. More winter preparedness tips <a href=”http://www.usfa.dhs.gov/citizens/”>Fire Safety Tips from the U.S. Fire Administration...

Put A Freeze On Winter Fires

Put A Freeze On Winter Fires

Dec 17, 2010

Citing recent fires in Pennsylvania and Florida which claimed the lives of nine children and one adult and may have been caused by space heaters, the United States Fire Administration (USFA) and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) are jointly sponsoring the special initiative, “Put a Freeze on Winter Fires.” USFA and NFPA want to remind...