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Wed. Apr 15th 2015
Community Foundation Grant

Members of the Climax VFD would like to say "Thank You" to The Community Foundation of the Dan River Region fo...

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Tue. Apr 7th 2015
Fund Raising Dinner - Saturday April 18th

~~Please join us for our next fundraising dinner - April 18th from 4:30pm - 6:00pmMeal Includes:Black Pot ChickenCorn on the ...

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Tue. Dec 30th 2014
2015 Fundraising Schedule

Stay tuned for the 2015 fund raising schedule

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Nationwide Fire News
From 2010 to 2012, an estimated 25,000 vacant residential building fires were reported to fire departments within the United States each year and caused an estimated 60 deaths, 225 injuries and $777 million in property loss. Our latest topical fire report looks at the characteristics of vacant residential building fires. Download this free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
From 2010 to 2012, an estimated 6,500 one- and two-family residential building fires originating in basements were reported annually by U.S. fire departments. These fires caused an estimated 65 deaths, 400 injuries and $278 million in property damage each year. Our latest topical fire report looks at the characteristics of home basement fires. Download the free report, along with an outreach handout to help prevent basement fires, from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This free report looks at fire and emergency service cultural aspects that contribute to occupational illnesses, injuries and fatalities. It provides a basic understanding of the fire and emergency service culture, identifies individual and organizational behaviors that positively and negatively impact health and safety, and highlights focus areas for change by raising awareness about unsafe practices. Download the National Safety Culture Change Initiative report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov.
The risk from fire is not the same for everyone. In 2011, 3,415 deaths and 17,500 injuries in the U.S. were caused by fires. These casualties were not equally distributed across the U.S. population and the resulting risk of death or injury from fire was more severe for some groups. This topical fire report explores why different segments of society are at a greater risk from fire. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
These reports look at the characteristics of one- and two-family and multifamily home fires using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Sixty-five percent of all residential building fires occurred in one- and two-family homes, while 28 percent occurred in multifamily homes. Download the free reports from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This report looks at firefighter injuries sustained at, responding to or returning from a fire incident, using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This report addresses the characteristics of home heating fires caused by central heating units, fixed or portable local heating units, fireplaces, heating stoves, chimneys, and water heaters. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
With this toolkit developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with assistance from the U.S. Fire Administration, you will learn about the five basic steps to create or enhance a fire safety education program for your community. Whether you are just getting started in fire safety education, or you are a seasoned educator, this toolkit will get you on your way to a successful program.
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Chatham, VA 24531
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