Category Archives: Main

Electric Portable Space Heater Safety

When the weather turns cold, it can bring a chill into our homes. Portable space heaters have become a popular way to supplement central heating or to heat one room. If you plan to use portable electric space heaters, make … Continue reading

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Wood & Pellet Stove Safety

As the temperature drops outside, wood and pellet stoves may be fired up inside the home. What you may not realize is that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fires during the winter months. ► Have … Continue reading

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SCAM ALERT – Phone calls saying they are from local government asking for personal info

If you get a call saying they are from Barrington Town, or Department and they ask for personal information.  Hang up and call the office directly, or just know town officials will not ask for personal information over the phone. … Continue reading

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The Town of Barrington is accepting applications to fill a Part-time Firefighter/EMT position.

2019 Part-time employment ad

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Smoke Detector Recall: Alarms May Have Faulty Switch

  OWINGS MILLS, Md. (CBS) — Check your smoke detectors – Universal Security Instruments is recalling 180,000 of them over a faulty switch. “The smoke alarms can have a misaligned internal switch causing the alarms to not activate properly, posing … Continue reading

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