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Posted on: May 20, 2019

Flood warning

May 20 weather update

We are expecting excessive rain today. Please be mindful of flooding. A mere 6 inches of fast-moving flood water can knock over an adult. It takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car, while 2 feet of rushing water can carry away most...

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Posted on: May 10, 2019

Falls Prevention

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AT PLAY 

--Inspect playground equipment to make sure it is age appropriate and in good condition. 

--Play areas should be covered with at least 12 inches of shredded mulch, wood chips, pea gravel, and fine sand or covered with rubber or ru...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Gasoline Safety at Home

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FACT 

--Spark ember or flame from operating equipment was the most common ignition source in home gasoline structure fires, followed by matches and lighters. 

SAFETY TIPS 

--Keep gasoline out of children's sight and reach. Children...

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Posted on: May 1, 2019

Propane Safety

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FACT

--Spark, ember, or flame from operating equipment was the leading heat source for LP-gas home structure fires. 

SAFETY TIPS 

--Handle any propane-powered equipment cautiously and always follow the manufacturer's instructions. Cylinder ...

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