Tag Archives: fire safety

Juveniles and Fire

A couple of weeks ago, Orange County Fire Authority responded to a wildfire in San Clemente.  The fire was intentionally set behind apartments frequented by juveniles.  A child on summer break used a lighter to start twigs and vegetation on fire.  Thankfully it was a slow moving fire and it was contained to small area.  If wind […]

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Grilling safely on the patio…

With the fantastic weather we have in Southern California (especially lately with the heat), we are able to grill year round.  In apartments, the rules of outdoor grilling are different as the negative effect of a fire is a consequence to more than one household. Pictured here are some legal alternatives that I found in a Brookstone catalogue.  “Electric Char-Broil […]

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Your Residents Do Not Live Alone

As you are aware, each resident is unique and one of a kind.  Have you  thought about those residents who may be at higher risk for fire or injury?  If you have thought about it, now it is time to act upon it. Teach your residents to be fire safe.  Explain to them that their risk […]

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Apartment Fire causes 500K in Damages

At 8:42 pm on Monday, July 9th, Orange County Fire Authority responded to an apartment fire started by oil in a pan that was left unattended.  One patient was transported to a medical facility for smoke inhalation.  The Red Cross responded to assist with 11 units of displaced residents. There was $500,000.00 of damage to the apartment building and $20,000.00 of damage […]

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Grilling Hot Doggity Happiness

While everyone prepares for the 4th of July festivities, we thought it might be wise to send out one last “shout-out” in the name of summer safety; specifically with regard to barbeques and grilling.  The scene:    Children in the pool with a responsible “Water Watcher” and the Grill Master cooking madly to feed the crowd […]

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