Dec 03
Senate Reauthorizes FIRE, SAFER, USFA

Senate negotiators still need to convince House counterparts to retain reauthorization language

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Dec 02
Child With Terminal Cancer Desires Christmas Cards from Emergency Personnel

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Nathan Norman is a 6 year old child from Virginia and is suffering from cancer.  He has requested (through Wish Upon a Hero Foundation) to receive Christmas cards from his heroes – all of you! Lets all give him the warmest Christmas with piles of hero letters!!

 

 

Cards can be mailed to:Nathan Norman81 Dunivan DriveRustburg, Virginia 24588
News story about Nathanhttp://www.wset.com/story/19657190/boy-fighting-cancer-with-the-spirit-of-christmas

 

 

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Nov 07
UMT RIT Team called to Town of Niagara Fire

Nov. 7, 2012. Town of Niagara, NY: At 3:28am Upper Mountain (UMT) was dispatched to provide a RIT (Rapid Intervention Team) via mutual aid to the Town of Niagara Active Hose Fire Company.  UMT’s 26E1 responded to the scene of a working trailer fire that

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Oct 09
National Fire Prevention Week

The reality is that when fire strikes, your home could be engulfed in smoke and flames in just a few minutes. It is important to have a home fire escape plan that prepares your family to think fast and get out quickly when the smoke alarm sounds.

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Oct 01
Check your Carbon Monoxide Detector

Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly, colorless, odorless, poisonous gas. It is produced by the incomplete burning of various fuels, including coal, wood, charcoal, oil, kerosene, propane, and natural gas. Products and equipment powered by internal combustion engines such as portable generators, cars, lawn mowers, and power washers also produce CO.

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Sep 27
Mercy Flight landing on October 6th

Just announced: Mercy Flight will be on station at our Open House on Saturday October 6, 2012. *Weather permitting

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Sep 26
Open House Press Release

Fire, rescue demonstrations to headline Upper Mountain Fire Co. open house

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Sep 21
Smoking & Home Fire Information

Fires caused by smoking materials affect not only the smoker, but non-smokers as well. Did you know that of the fatal victims who were not the smokers in smoking material fires:

Thirty-four percent were children of the smokers.
Twenty-five percent were neighbors or friends of the smokers.

In fact, one-in-four people killed in home fires is not the smoker whose cigarette caused the fire.
Find more facts here

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