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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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Celebrating our Nation’s Birthday Safely

On Wednesday, June 27, Orange County Firefighters responded to a fire due to  fireworks going through an apartment window.  The first item that was ignited was a sofa which spread to nearby drapes.  As we prepare to celebrate our nation’s birthday in the upcoming week, Orange County firefighters encourage residents to attend public fireworks displays. Click […]

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Gel Fuel Causes Serious Burn Injuries

Orange County Fire Authority just issued the following News Release: On Sunday, June 24th, a 14-year old female was seriously burned while attending a gathering with her parents at the home of friends. She was sitting at an outdoor table when the host began refueling a decorative firepot on the dinner table. It appeared the […]

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