Tag Archives: Orange County Fire Authority

Harrowing Fire Escape for Hemet Family

A family had to jump from their second story back window apartment last Monday, December 3rd. Thankfully,  neighbors helped as black smoke came rolling out the window.  Help your residents by sharing the Orange County Fire Authority’s Home Escape Plans.

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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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Cooking Cardboard?

I have noticed recently an influx of “For Rent” signs on the street where I live.  I even saw a reputable moving truck company across the street this morning as I left for work.  We all know that summer is a busy time for moving.  While your focus is to fill vacant units, sign leases, […]

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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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