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National Burn Awareness Week (Feb. 3-9, 2019)

 Although fire is a primary culprit for burns, there are many other sources of burn injuries to consider during National Burn Awareness Week (Feb. 3-9, 2019) and throughout the year. This year, the American Burn Association’s 2019 campaign focuses on scalds, which … Continue reading

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Extreme Cold Weather Emergency Shelter-Strafford County

Special Weather Announcement: The Strafford County Commissioners announce activation of the Strafford County Extreme Cold Weather Emergency Shelter due to forecasted extreme temperatures that threaten life safety. The Shelter will open on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 at 3pm and close … Continue reading

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Cook The Turkey, Not the Garage

COOK THE TURKEY, NOT THE GARAGE. The NH State Fire Marshal’s Office strongly discourages the use of outdoor gas-fueled turkey fryers that cook the turkey in hot oil. The use of turkey fryers can lead to devastating burns as well … Continue reading

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Holiday Cooking Safety

The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holiday season. Did you know that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires and injuries? Follow a few safety tips to prevent these fires. -Be on … Continue reading

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State Fire Marshal’s Award Of Excellence In Fire & Life Safety

►Has a student within your community used their fire and life safety education and knowledge to help prevent a possible incident by seeking out the appropriate assistance to insure that the situation becomes safer? ►Has a student within your community … Continue reading

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