Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Carbon Monoxide: The Silent Killer

Did you know…? As of January 1, 2007, homeowners, landlords, and building owners are required to install carbon monoxide (CO) detectors within 15 feet of rooms used for sleeping. This law applies only to those occupancies that use fossil fuel to cook, heat, or produce...
Winter Driving Safety Tips

Winter Driving Safety Tips

Stay home. If you really don’t have to go out, don’t. Even if you can drive well in the snow, not everyone else can. Don’t tempt fate: If you don’t have somewhere you have to be, watch the snow from indoors.Watch weather reports prior to a long-distance drive or...
Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips

Holiday Safety Tips Candle Safety Whether you celebrate Christmas, Hanukkah, or Kwanzaa, people tend to decorate with candles during these holidays. Oh sure, they look pretty, but they can be very dangerous when left unattended. During the months of October through...
Keep the Wreath RED

Keep the Wreath RED

Keep the Wreath RED “Keep the Wreath Red” program is an annual event aimed at increasing the awareness of safety while decorating our homes for the holidays. Outside of both of our fire stations in Channahon, is a wreath with red lights. The wreaths remain lit twenty...
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