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  • Celebration of Life - WindsorFire.com
    Civil Protection Act Emergency Management Ontario History of Canadian Disasters Severe Weather Power Outage Safety Tips Preparing for a Flood Basement Flood Handbook Preparing for Tornadoes Thunderstorms Be Ready for Winter Weather Public Education General Fire Safety Issues Building Owners When Disaster Strikes Hotel Fire Safety Home Fire Safety Outdoor Fire Safety Youngsters Fire Safety Fire Safety Fall Prevention for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Celebration of Life in Latest News 21 Jun 2012 A A A Please join us for a celebration of the life of Dolores Banks a fire victim survivor Dolores suffered extensive smoke inhalation during a fire that occurred in her home on September 24 2011 Ms Banks was rescued by responding police officers who found her unconscious and collapsed at her door She is grateful for the part that emergency responders played in her rescue and she would like to thank all emergency responders for the part they played in saving her life When the fire broke out her home was not equipped with working smoke alarms which delayed notification of the fire to her and her husband Deputy Chief Brian McLaughlin said We cannot stress enough the importance of working smoke alarms and escape planning We are pleased to have Mrs Banks share her personal experience with us The celebration will be held on Thursday June 21 2012 at 10 00 a m at the Safety Village 7911 Forest Glade Drive Share You may

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  • Working Smoke Alarms are Essential in Seasonal Homes - WindsorFire.com
    Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Working Smoke Alarms are Essential in Seasonal Homes in Latest News 17 Jun 2011 A A A During the past two weeks two men have died in separate trailer fires in Ontario It has been confirmed by Office of the Fire Marshal investigators that no working smoke alarms were recovered from either trailer Fires in these types of seasonal homes can spread incredibly fast As a result of these tragic fatal fires Windsor Fire and Rescue Servicesis reminding everyone that it is the law to have a working smoke alarm in their trailer home motor home and other recreational vehicle In addition to smoke alarms these homes vehicles or boats used for sleeping should be equipped with a carbon monoxide alarm The Ontario Fire Code requires every dwelling unit in Ontario to have working smoke alarms on every storey and outside all sleeping areas explained Lee Tome Chief Fire Prevention Officer What many people may not know is that the term dwelling unit includes seasonal homes such as park model trailers cabins and cottages and may include trailer homes motor homes and other recreational vehicles While many new trailer and RV models may already meet a construction standard requiring working smoke alarms older models may not be equipped with any or they may not have been properly maintained Smoke alarms should be tested before sleeping in any of these seasonal homes and then monthly and after any absence of more than a few days Replace any smoke alarms that may be more than 10 years old Smoke alarms can

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  • Windsor Fire Recognizes Local Heroes in Civilian Commendation Ceremony - WindsorFire.com
    General Fire Safety Issues Building Owners When Disaster Strikes Hotel Fire Safety Home Fire Safety Outdoor Fire Safety Youngsters Fire Safety Fire Safety Fall Prevention for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Windsor Fire Recognizes Local Heroes in Civilian Commendation Ceremony in Latest News 4 Jan 2013 A A A Windsor Fire Rescue Services held a Civilian Commendation Ceremony today recognizing outstanding acts of heroism in the face of two emergencies that took place in 2012 Certificates for outstanding performances were given to five civilians for their quick and efficient actions in the mitigation of crisis situations Enrico DeChellis and Jackie Pazitka who received her commendation prior to today s ceremony were recognized for their efforts in administering CPR to a restaurant patron who suffered a medical emergency in October of 2012 on the city s east side As a result of their quick action while awaiting emergency personnel the patient regained consciousness before being transported to hospital Three Dollarama staff members and one customer were recognized as well Shift supervisor Josh Wells cashiers Hayley Bachman and Tyler Hurst and customer Christopher Hutnik were all instrumental in evacuating customers alerting 911 and extinguishing a fire that broke out at the Wyandotte Street East Dollarama store on November 19 2012 Heroes come in many forms and you never know when you may be called upon to be one yourself said Chief Bruce Montone The individuals recognized today are an example to all

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  • Eastwood Grade 5's are Prepared for Emergencies - WindsorFire.com
    Disasters Severe Weather Power Outage Safety Tips Preparing for a Flood Basement Flood Handbook Preparing for Tornadoes Thunderstorms Be Ready for Winter Weather Public Education General Fire Safety Issues Building Owners When Disaster Strikes Hotel Fire Safety Home Fire Safety Outdoor Fire Safety Youngsters Fire Safety Fire Safety Fall Prevention for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Eastwood Grade 5 s are Prepared for Emergencies in Latest News 21 Jun 2012 A A A Windsor Fire and Rescue Services is pleased to announce that the grade 5 class at Eastwood School is the winner of this year s emergency preparedness challenge and pizza party Students in grade 5 attending the emergency preparedness class at the Safety Village were challenged to obtain the highest score in a game of Jeopardy in order to win a pizza party for their class Students were motivated to learn about emergency preparedness in order to gain knowledge to achieve the highest score Grade 5 students learn about the risks where we live and what they can do to prepare for an emergency whether they are asked to evacuate shelter in place or are travelling in a car This knowledge is taken home to parents to encourage families to make a plan and prepare for emergencies The pizza party will take place Friday June 22 2011 at 12 20 p m at Eastwood School 3555 Forest Glade Drive A formal presentation will take place following the pizza

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  • Time to Change your Clocks and the Batteries in all Smoke Alarms - WindsorFire.com
    Winter Weather Public Education General Fire Safety Issues Building Owners When Disaster Strikes Hotel Fire Safety Home Fire Safety Outdoor Fire Safety Youngsters Fire Safety Fire Safety Fall Prevention for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Time to Change your Clocks and the Batteries in all Smoke Alarms in Latest News 10 Mar 2011 A A A Daylight savings begins on March 13 and Windsor Fire and Rescue Services is recommending residents install new batteries in their smoke alarms when theychange their clocks this weekend In order for smoke alarms to do their job they need to have working batteries explained Lee Tome Chief Fire Prevention Officer Once a year old batteries should be replaced with new batteries When you change your clocks this weekend Windsor Fire and Rescue Services wants everyone to take the time to install new batteries in all smoke alarms In order to survive a fire you need to be provided with an early warning and know what to do when the smoke alarms sound It s the law to have working smoke alarms on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas For added protection it is recommended to also install smoke alarms inside all bedrooms Tampering with or removing the batteries from your smoke alarms is against the law Failure to comply with the Fire Code smoke alarm requirements can result in a ticket for 235 or a fine of up to 50

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  • Target Recalls LED Flashlight Sets Due to Fire and Burn Hazards - WindsorFire.com
    Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Target Recalls LED Flashlight Sets Due to Fire and Burn Hazards in Safety Alerts 9 Jan 2012 For additional information contact Target at 800 440 0680 between 7 a m and 6 p m CT Monday through Friday or visit the firm s website A A A WASHINGTON D C The U S Consumer Product Safety Commission in cooperation with the firm named below today announced a voluntary recall of the following consumer product Consumers should stop using recalled products immediately unless otherwise instructed It is illegal to resell or attempt to resell a recalled consumer product Name of Product 6 pc LED Flashlight Sets Units About 55 000 Importer Target Corporation of Minneapolis Minn Hazard When turned on the flashlights can heat up smoke or melt posing fire and burn hazards Incidents Injuries Target has received reports of four incidents with the flashlights including two minor burn injuries to consumer s hands Description This recall involves 6 pc LED Flashlight Sets They are made of silver plastic with black rubber around the handle and light base The flashlight sets have UPC code 490021010049 printed on the back of the package They were sold in sets of six including two small flashlights measuring about 3 inches long two medium flashlights about 6 inches long and two large flashlights about 7 1 2 inches long Sold exclusively at Target stores nationwide from October 2010 through December 2011 for

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  • BSH Home Appliances Corporation recalls dishwashers due to fire hazard - WindsorFire.com
    General Fire Safety Issues Building Owners When Disaster Strikes Hotel Fire Safety Home Fire Safety Outdoor Fire Safety Youngsters Fire Safety Fire Safety Fall Prevention for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles BSH Home Appliances Corporation recalls dishwashers due to fire hazard in Safety Alerts 2 Oct 2015 Click here for full details on the recall A A A Affected Products Bosch Thermador Gaggenau and Kenmore Elite Dishwashers Product Description This recall involves power cords supplied with certain Bosch Thermador Gaggenau and Kenmore Elite brand dishwashers that were manufactured from January 2008 through December 2013 Model and serial numbers are located on the top side of the dishwashers inner door panels Brand Model Numbers Starting With Serial Number Range Bosch SGE63E SGV63E SHE68E SHE7ER SHE8ER SHE9ER SHE9PT SHV58E SHV68E SHV7ER SHV9ER SHV9PT SHX58E SHX5ER SHX68E SHX7ER SHX8ER SHX9ER SHX9PT SPE5ES SPV5ES SPX5ES FD8801 to FD9312 Thermador DWHD64 DWHD65 FD8908 to FD9312 Gaggenau DF2417 DF2607 DF2617 FD8904 to FD9312 Kenmore Elite 630 13003 630 13023 630 13993 630 14003 Serial numbers starting with 010 or 013 Hazard Identified The power cord can overheat posing a fire hazard Health Canada has not received any consumer reports of incidents or injuries related to the use of these units BSH Home Appliances has received ten reports of the electrical cord overheating including five reports of fire resulting in property damage No injuries have been reported One of the ten reported incidents occurred in Canada No

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  • Lenovo recalls Battery Packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers - WindsorFire.com
    Safety Home Fire Safety Outdoor Fire Safety Youngsters Fire Safety Fire Safety Fall Prevention for Older Adults Smoke Alarm Information Carbon Monoxide Information Sprinklers Translated Materials Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall 2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Lenovo recalls Battery Packs for ThinkPad Notebook Computers in Safety Alerts 22 Apr 2015 Click here for full details on recall A A A Product Description This recall expansion involves Lenovo battery packs sold with the following ThinkPad notebook computers the Edge 11 13 14 15 120 125 320 325 420 425 430 520 525 and 530 series the X200 X201 X200S X201S X220 X220T X100E X120E X121E and X130E series the T410 T420 T510 and T520 series and the W510 W520 L412 L420 421 L512 and L520 series Recalled battery packs have one of the following part numbers starting with the fourth digit in a long series of numbers and letters printed on a white sticker below the bar code on the battery pack 42T4695 42T4711 42T4798 42T4804 42T4812 42T4816 42T4828 42T4834 42T4868 42T4874 42T48880 42T4890 42T4954 42T4958 45N1012 and 45N1050 The battery packs measure between 20 to 28 centimetres 8 to 11 inches long 2 5 to 7 5 centimetres 1 to 3 inches wide and about 2 5 centimetres 1 inch high Affected battery packs were also sold separately Hazard Identified The battery packs can overheat posing a fire hazard Health Canada has not received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product Lenovo has received two reports in

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