5 Ways to Prevent CO Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer. Since it's so dangerous, it's critical that you learn how to prevent exposure to this deadly gas. As your local Lancaster fire department, Lancaster County Fire Rescue wants to share five important steps you can take to prevent CO...

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6 Ways to Keep Your Holiday Safe

During the holidays, you're focused on cheerful holiday activities and traditions – not safety. That's not the case here at Lancaster County Fire Rescue. Our volunteer firefighters want to stress the importance of being careful in your home this holiday season. Here...

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Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a tasteless, odorless gas that can be deadly. It's up to you to know the signs of CO poisoning and to make sure you're safe from this silent killer. As your local Lancaster fire department, it's our duty at Lancaster County Fire Rescue to educate...

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October 8-14 Is Fire Prevention Awareness Week

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Awareness Week. Today, Lancaster County Fire Rescue wants to share some ways you can prevent fires in your home, workplace, or anywhere you go. During the dry season of fall, the risk of fires increases, especially outdoors. Your local...

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September Is Fire Prevention Awareness Month

Fall is a season filled with beautiful falling leaves, crackling campfires, and warm and toasty households. But it's also the time of year when fires are most likely to happen. That's why September is Fire Prevention Awareness Month. As your local Lancaster fire...

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5 Heating Safety Tips to Think About Now

It's hard to think about turning on the heat in your home when we're still dealing with 90 degree temperatures. However, fall will be here before you know it! Now's the time to start thinking about fire prevention and the safety of the heating equipment you use in...

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How to Test Your Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors are often our first defense in case of a fire. That's why it's vital to make sure that they're working properly in your home. After all, it could save you and your loved ones' lives! But how can you check to make sure that they're running efficiently...

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3 Tips for Outdoor Burning

It's hard to think about outdoor burning when you're in the midst of a rainy week. But now that summer is officially here, that means people will be more active in the outdoors. For many folks, activities like camping, beach trips, and backyard parties include outdoor...

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Simple Tips for Tornado Safety

You hear on the news that bad weather is blowing your way – weather so terrible that the local weather forecasters are calling for a chance of tornadoes. Although this isn't a situation we deal with frequently, it's not unheard of during the spring and summer months....

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Celebrate International Firefighters Day

Did you know that today, May 4, is International Firefighters Day? It all started in 1999 after five firefighters were killed while fighting a wildfire in Australia. This holiday was created in their memory, as well as honor of all those who've served and sacrificed...

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