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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Hurricane Preparedness

Hurricane Safety

Always be prepared for a hurricane long before a storm is forecasted for our area. 

Hurricane season runs through November. Prepare emergency plans and supplies that you will need in advance of a hurricane. 

Consider your specific daily li...

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Posted on: July 6, 2022

Electrical Safety

Electrical Safety

Home electrical emergencies cause an estimated 51,000 fires each year, nearly than 500 deaths, more than 1,400 injuries, and $1.3 billion in property damage. In fact, electrical distribution systems are the third leading cause of home structure fires.

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Fire-Rescue Features
Posted on: November 22, 2016

Fire Hydrant Testing

fire hydrant

The Maitland Fire-Rescue Department is conducting annual fire hydrant testing.  

Testing ensures that each hydrant operates properly during emergencies and identifies any required maintenance. Crews will visit all areas of the city over several we...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Summer is Grilling Time

grilling

Summer is a great time for grilling. Here are some grill safety tips from the Maitland Fire-Rescue Department and the National Fire Protection Association:

  • Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.
  • The grill should be placed well away fr...
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