CLINTON, Md. (WJLA) — A 13-year-old boy who made a dramatic call to 911 and his 9-year-old sister were rescued from a house fire Sunday morning by Prince Georgeâ€™s County firefighters. PGFD firefighters describe the rescue of two kids from a burning Clinton house. (Photo: Jeff Goldberg/WJLA) As the boy talked with the 911 operator, […]
Please share this valuable life saving presentation! This module was created for you to share with your communities, and create more awareness of the importance of CLOSING THE DOOR! (Click on photo to access FREE online module) Also for more information on Closing The Door fire prevention click on the links below: http://greenmaltese.com/2013/02/close-the-door-for-life/ http://greenmaltese.com/2012/10/is-your-fire-prevention-message-up-to-date/ Thanks […]
Green Maltese presents a small behind the scene look at recent fire service testing done at Underwriters Laboratory (UL). Note: This isnâ€™t a official video of UL. The purpose of this video is to allow you a look at testing conducted this week at UL and provide you a little preview of more great things […]
From our very beginning in New Amsterdam, the role of the fire service was to be proactive and save lives through fire prevention. In 1647 Fire wardens would inspect houses and chimneys, fining the owners for potential hazards, to prevent fires from happening. If the early firefighters were not actively inspecting, then they were patrolling […]
The Michael H. Minger Foundation is working on a grant to develop fire safety information for college students with disabilities. As part of this grant we have been developing a series of videos looking at fire safety for students with visual, hearing and mobility disabilities and learning/developmental disorders. We have posted these online along […]
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It’s challenging to make fire safety education a priority today. Most departments are strapped for time and money, and have a lot of competing responsibilities with limited resources for educational outreach. HFSC created the BUILT FOR LIFE Fire Department Program specifically to help departments like yours that want to do more to prevent home fire injuries and deaths, but need some help.