Monthly Archives: October 2013

Eliminating the Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning in Your Home

November is Carbon Monoxide Awareness Month At the request of State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan and The Carbon Monoxide Work Group, New Hampshire Governor Maggie Hassan signed a proclamation to declare November as Carbon Monoxide Awareness month. Marshal Degnan … Continue reading

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Fire Safety Poster Winners!

In coordination with Fire Safety Week, the students at Barrington Elementary School participated in a Fire Safety Poster Contest. This year’s theme was “Prevent Kitchen Fires.” Voting took place at the annual Barrington Fireman Association Open House. All Posters were … Continue reading

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Teach your Preschooler: Stay Away From HOT Things

Young children are surrounded by things that can burn them. It is important that children know that matches, cigarette lighters, and hot liquids can burn them. Burn injuries can be thermal (caused by radiated heat like a sunburn), contact burns … Continue reading

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Practice Fire Safety in the Kitchen!

Many families gather in the kitchen to spend time together, but it can be one of the most hazardous rooms in the house if you don’t practice safe cooking behaviors. Unattended cooking remains the leading cause of fires throughout the … Continue reading

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