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No Caption Local Volunteer Publishes Serial Arsonist Book

Jonathan Riffe, January 17

Local volunteer, Dunkirk VFD Deputy Chief Jonathan Riffe has published a book that has been released to the public.

For 25 years, the serial arsonist Thomas Sweatt terrorized neighborhoods throughout the Washington D.C. metropolitan area. When at last he was arrested in 2005, he confessed to over 340 arson-set fires that claimed the lives of 4 people. Through years of research and combing through ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Why You Should Water Your Christmas Tree

Past Chief Wayne Hardesty, December 05

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), more than 200 home fires each year start with a Christmas tree. In these videos, NIST fire researchers demonstrate what could happen if a fire starts in a watered Christmas tree vs. a dry Christmas tree. For Christmas tree safety tips, visit the NFPA website(link is external).

For information about fire research at NIST, please visit ... (Full Story & Photos)

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New Smoke Alarm Law Reminder

Member Kayti Gatton, November 27

New Smoke Alarm Law Reminder
A new state law aimed at reducing home fire deaths went into effect on July 1, 2013. It requires replacement of any battery-only operated smoke alarm that is more than 10 years old with a unit powered by a 10-year sealed-in battery having a “Hush” button feature – ultimately affecting more than 800,000 Maryland homes with battery- only operated smoke alarms. ... (Full Story)


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Carbon Monoxide Alarms

Member Kayti Gatton, November 27

Carbon Monoxide Alarms – Maryland Rental Properties
In 2016, the Maryland General Assembly passed House Bill 0849 and its companion Senate Bill 0182. Both bills require the installation of carbon monoxide alarms for any new and existing rental dwelling units. This includes any type of dwelling unit that can be rented to an individual or family.
This legislation requires that a carbon ... (Full Story)


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No Caption Think Fire Safety At Thanksgiving

Member Kayti Gatton, November 21

THINK FIRE SAFETY AT THANKSGIVING
Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires involving cooking equipment!

STATEWIDE (November 21, 2017) – The kitchen is the heart of every home and safety must be the first recipe to follow when preparing the family feast. On Thanksgiving Day a lot of activities are occurring with friends and family in the home. “Holidays are a time ... (Full Story & Photos)

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