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  • General Fire Safety Issues Archives - WindsorFire.com
    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 Category General Fire Safety Issues in General Fire Safety Issues 25 Oct 2010 Fire Safety Prevention in Our Community What every family needs to know Read more in General Fire Safety Issues 22 Jan 2009 General House Fire Safety Guidelines Learning how to be safe in and around your home will help to avoid the most common causes of fire at home We encourage you to review the content of Read more in General Fire Safety Issues 20 Nov 2008 Holiday Safety Tips Enjoy a Safe Holiday Season by following the guidelines contained in this simple Holiday Safety Tips document From all of us here at Windsor Fire Safety Services we wish Read more in General Fire Safety Issues 20 Sep 2008 Pull to the Right for Emergency Vehicles Whenever you encounter an emergency vehicle Always Be Right and Pull to the Right Read more in General Fire Safety Issues 20 Sep 2008 Home Fire Burn Safety Read and follow these helpful tips within the Home Fire Burn Safety Checklist and you ll be able to avoid many of the potential causes of fire and burns around Read more in General Fire Safety Issues 20 Sep 2008 Barbecue Safety Tips Everyone enjoys cooking and eating outdoors and by following these Summer Barbecuing Fire Safety Tips you can enjoy safe accident free barbecuing Read more in General Fire Safety Issues 20 Sep 2008 Cooking Safety Around the Home According to the Canada Safety Council the most dangerous room in the home when it comes to fire is the kitchen and most kitchen

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  • Fire Chief Urges Fire Safety During Power Outages - WindsorFire.com
    2012 Spring 2012 Fall 2011 Spring 2011 Co op Photo Gallery WFRS History Apparatus Histories Fire Stations Histories Firefighting Traditions Misc History Articles Fire Chief Urges Fire Safety During Power Outages in Latest News 26 Jul 2012 A A A During extended power outages residents must take extra care when using alternative lighting cooking and heating equipment Windsor Fire and Rescue Services is reminding the public that electrically connected smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms will not work when the power is out Homeowners should ensure they have battery operated smoke alarms and carbon monoxide alarms to provide early warning of fire and carbon monoxide said Fire Chief Bruce Montone During a power outage families should make sure electric stove elements and small appliances are OFF or unplugged to prevent fires from starting when the electricity is restored Additional fire safety tips during a power outage include the following Use flashlights or battery operated lanterns instead of candles or hurricane lamps If using candles place them in a secure holder and cover them with a glass chimney Everyone should know how to get out immediately if there is a fire Cordless phones will not work when the power is out so it is recommended to have at least one phone that does not require electricity to operate Propane and charcoal barbecues are for outdoor use only Do not bring them inside Only use portable space heaters that have been designed for indoor use and follow the manufacturer s instructions Provide adequate ventilation by opening a window slightly while the heater is in use Before refueling turn off the heater wait for it to cool and take the heater outside to refuel Purchase generators with recognized approval labels Make sure the unit has proper connection receptacles and circuit breakers Portable generators

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  • Grade 5 Pizza Party Winners - WindsorFire.com
    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 Grade 5 Pizza Party Winners in Latest News 27 Jun 2011 A A A Windsor Fire and Rescue Services is pleased to announce that the grade 5 class at McCallum 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 Children s 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 took place Monday June 27 2011 at McCallum School 4195 Milloy Attached are some photos of the event Teachers can call the Children s Safety Village of Windsor and Essex County for booking arrangements at 519

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  • Mayor Challenges Citizens to Get Prepared - WindsorFire.com
    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 Mayor Challenges Citizens to Get Prepared in Latest News 2 May 2011 Click Here to take the Challenge A A A Mayor Eddie Francis invites the community to get prepared for emergencies by Taking the Challenge The provincial Emergency Preparedness Challenge encourages all Ontarians to learn more about being prepared by visiting the Be Prepared website and answering five questions that test your knowledge on this important subject I m a strong believer in this initiative said Mayor Francis Taking a little time to answer these five questions is a great way to get us thinking about situations that can arise without warning and making sure our families are prepared if they occur The Emergency Preparedness Challenge will run until May 31 2011 and individuals can take part in the Challenge by visiting www ontario ca beprepared The Challenge is offered in four entry categories children youth adults and schools It is open to all residents of Ontario ages seven and older Emergency Preparedness is very important said David Fields Fire Chief and Community Emergency Management Coordinator for Windsor Our goal over the next five years is to ensure every household in Windsor is prepared with a 72 hour emergency survival kit and a household emergency plan The kick off of the Challenge coincides with the beginning of Emergency Preparedness Week May 1 7 a Canada wide initiative to increase awareness about individual and family preparedness One of the goals of Emergency Preparedness Week is to teach the public how to reduce the risks and consequences of an emergency by being better prepared Throughout the week Ontario residents are encouraged to

    Original URL path: http://www.windsorfire.com/mayor-challenges-citizens-to-get-prepared/ (2016-04-24)
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  • Station 1 - City Centre - WindsorFire.com
    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 Station 1 City Centre A A A Home FAQ Calling 911 Consumer Fireworks Display Fireworks Floods Miscellaneous Pyrotechnic Special Effects Fireworks Smoke Alarms Tornadoes Links Divisions Administration Apparatus Equipment Apparatus Types Equipment Extrication Tools Mechanic Certifications Apparatus Locations Communications Emergency Planning Fire Rescue Fire Stations Medical Response After the Fire Investigation Prevention Education Training Recruiting Contact Us Site Map Fire Prevention Fire Safety Plan Templates Information Requests Applications Lock Box Program Smoke Alarm Information Important Ontario Fire Code Information Fire Prevention Videos Smoke Alarm Videos Holiday Entertaining Videos Fireworks Safety Videos Home Sprinkler Videos Burn Prevention Videos Fire Safety for Older Adults Videos Home Fire Safety Inspection Videos B B Q Safety Videos Home Fire Safety Inspection Videos College University Fire Safety Videos Smoking Safety Videos Electrical Safety Videos Home Heating Safety Videos Candle Safety Videos Escape Planning Videos Cooking Safety Videos No Time to Spare Videos Battery Safety Videos Photo Gallery Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Statistics Essex County Fire Services Meet Our Team Chief Bruce Montone s Biography Organization Chart Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall

    Original URL path: http://www.windsorfire.com/divisions/fire-rescue/fire-rescue/station-1-city-centre/ (2016-04-24)
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  • Station 2 - WindsorFire.com
    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 Station 2 A A A Home FAQ Calling 911 Consumer Fireworks Display Fireworks Floods Miscellaneous Pyrotechnic Special Effects Fireworks Smoke Alarms Tornadoes Links Divisions Administration Apparatus Equipment Apparatus Types Equipment Extrication Tools Mechanic Certifications Apparatus Locations Communications Emergency Planning Fire Rescue Fire Stations Medical Response After the Fire Investigation Prevention Education Training Recruiting Contact Us Site Map Fire Prevention Fire Safety Plan Templates Information Requests Applications Lock Box Program Smoke Alarm Information Important Ontario Fire Code Information Fire Prevention Videos Smoke Alarm Videos Holiday Entertaining Videos Fireworks Safety Videos Home Sprinkler Videos Burn Prevention Videos Fire Safety for Older Adults Videos Home Fire Safety Inspection Videos B B Q Safety Videos Home Fire Safety Inspection Videos College University Fire Safety Videos Smoking Safety Videos Electrical Safety Videos Home Heating Safety Videos Candle Safety Videos Escape Planning Videos Cooking Safety Videos No Time to Spare Videos Battery Safety Videos Photo Gallery Firefighters Become a Firefighter In the Line of Duty Padre s Corner Prayers Creeds Thoughts Statistics Essex County Fire Services Meet Our Team Chief Bruce Montone s Biography Organization Chart Co op Students Spring 2016 Fall 2015 Spring 2015 Fall 2014 Spring 2014 Fall 2013 Fall

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  • WakaWaka North America recalls Adaptor Kit - WindsorFire.com
    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 WakaWaka North America recalls Adaptor Kit in Safety Alerts 17 Nov 2015 Click here for full details on the recall A A A Affected products WakaWaka Adaptor Kit Product description This recall involves the adaptorkKit that includes an AC adapter a USB cable and ten different tips all black in colour The product allows consumers to charge their electrical equipment using AC current The adaptor is imprinted with Travel Charger Input 180 240VAC 50 60Hz 0 2A Output 5 0V 500mA Hazard identified The adaptor kit does not comply with industry standards for insulation and over current protection and therefore can overheat posing a risk of fire The shell of the adaptor can also open and expose consumers to live electrical current posing a risk of shock Neither WakaWaka North America nor Health Canada has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries to Canadians related to the use of this product WakaWaka North America has received four reports of adapters overheating including some adapters producing smoke and one adapter exploding No injuries have been reported

    Original URL path: http://www.windsorfire.com/wakawaka-north-america-recalls-adaptor-kit/ (2016-04-24)
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  • PNY Technologies Inc. recalls Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Pack - WindsorFire.com
    After Emergency Management 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 PNY Technologies Inc recalls Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Pack in Safety Alerts 17 Nov 2015 Click here for full details on the recall A A A Affected products Portable Lithium Polymer Battery Packs Product description This recall involves portable lithium polymer battery packs with model number T10400 The affected product is a black or grey handheld rectangular battery pack that measures 10 x 7 x 2 centimeters and has two USB outputs and four blue LED lights PNY is written along the bottom of the front of the battery packs All date codes are included in the recall The affected product has TUV Rheinland certification file number US 72133343 Hazard identified The batteries can overheat and vent flames posing fire and burn hazards Neither Health Canada nor PNY Technologies Inc has received any reports of consumer incidents or injuries related to the use of these battery packs in Canada PNY Technologies Inc has received one report of the product venting with flame from a consumer in the United States Share You may

    Original URL path: http://www.windsorfire.com/pny-technologies-inc-recalls-portable-lithium-polymer-battery-pack/ (2016-04-24)
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