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...
Illinois Smoke Detector Act

Illinois Smoke Detector Act

Illinois Smoke Detector Act You may have heard that Illinois has changed their smoke alarm law. These recent revisions to Illinois’ Smoke Detector Act will require many residents to install new smoke detectors with 10-year sealed batteries by January 1, 2023. Since...
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...
Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home. Thanksgiving safety tips from the...
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...
Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips

Halloween Safety Tips Halloween is a fun and SPOOOOOOKY time of year for kids. Make trick-or-treating safe for your little monsters with a few easy safety tips. As bad as it may sound, go on the internet and check your local state website for sex offenders. Almost...
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