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Posted on: August 17, 2018

Drive Safely, Especially in School Zones

School-Zone

Back to school season is here and the Irving Fire Department reminds everyone to please DRIVE SAFELY, ESPECIALLY IN SCHOOL ZONES. Please keep these simple safety tips in mind when taking your kids to school or driving through a school zone:

  • Slow down and b...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: August 10, 2018

Have a Home and Vehicle Fire Extinguisher

home-vehicle-FireExtinguisher

The Irving Fire Department reminds everyone to HAVE A HOME AND VEHICLE FIRE EXTINGUISHER. A portable fire extinguisher can save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the fire department arrives; but portable extinguishers h...

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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: August 3, 2018

Keep Medications Out of Reach of Children

Medications-Safety

Children have little sense of what is safe and unsafe, especially when it comes to understanding the dangers of medicine, that is why it is important for medications to be stored secure and away from children. The Irving Fire Department reminds everyone t...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: July 27, 2018

Cooking Fire Safety

Cooking-Fires

***According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), COOKING IS THE LEADING CAUSE OF HOME FIRES and home injuries.***

U.S. fire departments respond to an average of 166,100 home fires involving cooking equipment with unattended cooking being th...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: July 20, 2018

Heat Emergencies Reminder!

DFTB

***According to statistics, 54 percent of heat stroke deaths among children in vehicles occurred when the child was "forgotten" by the caregiver; 27 percent of deaths occurred when a child was playing in an unattended vehicle; 18 percent occurre...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: July 13, 2018

Taking Care of our Neighbors

Heat-Emergencies

***According to statistics, each year more people die from "excessive heat events" than from hurricanes, lightning, tornadoes, floods and earthquakes combined.***

The Irving Fire Department asks everyone to please make a special effort to CHECK O...

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American Red Cross - Heat Wave Fire - Safety Tip