By forksfire on 3/28/2014 4:24 PM

http://www.nfpa.org/

Facts & figures

-In 2007-2011, U.S. fire departments responded to an average of 8,800 home and outside fires. These 8,800 fires caused an annual average of 10 civilian deaths, 140 civilian injuries and $96 million in direct property damage.

-More than one-quarter (27%) of the home structure fires involving grills started on a courtyard, terrace or patio, 29% started on an exterior balcony or open porch, and 6% started in the kitchen.

-In almost half (43%) of the home outdoor fires in which grills were involved, half (51%) of the outside gas grills, and 29% of gas grill structure fires, the fire started when a flammable or combustible gas or liquid caught fire.

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By forksfire on 2/10/2014 9:18 AM

Please help us and your neighbors by shoveling around Fire Hydrants.  Every second counts when we respond.  Your help would be much appreciated.

Thank you- 

Forks Township Fire Company

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By forksfire on 12/20/2013 10:29 AM

Christmas tree safety tips

 
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By forksfire on 12/20/2013 10:18 AM

Volunteer Fire Department and Forks Township Police were mentioned in the article for their community outreach.

 

Full Article  http://www.safewise.com/blog/50-safest-cities-pennsylvania/ 

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By forksfire on 12/20/2013 10:10 AM

The Forks Township Fire Department responded to 37 calls in the month of November.

34 of the calls were within the township and 3 were out of town.

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