PSA: DO NOT WEAR LANYARDS WHILE DRIVING OR TRAVELING IN A CAR. There have been a couple of serious traffic accidents where the wearing of identity lanyards around the drivers’ necks has exasperated the severity of the injuries sustained. The car airbag was deployed on impact and the force of the airbag caused the lanyard and pass to be pushed into the driver’s chest, causing a lung to collapse and requiring hospital treatment. Had the person not been wearing their lanyard and pass at the time, they would have most likely walked away relatively unscathed.
We only have two-and-a-half months until hurricane season. Now is the perfect time to check preparation kits, stock up on batteries and plan evacuation routes. Hurricane season starts June 1 and ends Nov. 30. The 2019 tropical cyclone names for the North Atlantic and Gulf of Mexico have been announced: Andrea, Barry, Chantal, Dorian, Erin, Fernand, Gabrielle, Humberto, Imelda, Jerry, Karen, Lorenzo, Melissa, Nestor, Olga, Pablo, Rebekah, Sebastien, Tanya, Van and Wendy. Here's hoping for a very dull hurricane season so we don't have to meet this group! 😁 ... See MoreSee Less
Friday Fun Facts: 5 Things You May Not Know About a Firefighter
5. Most firefighters are volunteers and have full-time jobs. 4. Firemen enter buildings with temperatures greater than what you cook meat at in your oven. 3. It takes a lot of training before a fireman can legally enter any burning building. 2. Firefighters are expected to get dressed in less than 2 minutes. 1. Firefighters and EMTs have 1 hour from the time the incident occurs to get the patients to the hospital and seen by a doctor. ... See MoreSee Less
This Sunday, March 10 is Daylight Savings. Time to "spring ahead" and change your clocks. It's also a great time to change the batteries in your smoke detectors. You still have a few more days to grab the right supplies! Protect your family and your property.