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Posted on: February 19, 2021

Slips and Fall (Winter)

ice-snow

Be careful when stepping outside your home and consider the following tips to eliminate or minimize the hazards of SLIPS and/or FALLS when there is ice or snow:

  • Wear shoes or boots that provide traction on snow and ice. Avoid high heels and shoes without t...
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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: February 12, 2021

Space Heater Safety

spaceheater

The Irving Fire Department wants residents to keep safe and warm this winter. Please keep in mind these simple tips when using SPACE HEATERS in the home:

  • Be sure your space heater is in good working condition.
  • Space heaters need space. Keep or maintain a 3-...
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Posted on: February 5, 2021

What is Hands-Only CPR?

What is CPR

According to the American Heart Association, in one year alone, 475,000 Americans die from a cardiac arrest, but statistics prove that if more people knew Hands-Only CPR, more lives could be saved. That is why the Irving Fire Department wants everyone to ...

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Posted on: February 4, 2021

Properly Retire Old Flags

Close up of the new Irving Fire Department flag retirement drop box.

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Irving has learned to adjust to new social distancing norms to keep everyone safe – in both big and small ways. So when the Irving Fire Department (IFD) needed a safe and secure method for residents ...

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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 29, 2021

Turn Off/Unplug Heating Devices

Unplug Appliances

The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to remember the importance of TURNING OFF AND/OR UNPLUGGING HEATING DEVICES like curling irons, coffee makers and clothing irons before leaving the home.

***According to the National Fire Protection Association (NF...

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Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: November 24, 2020

Text-to-911 Service Now Available for Irving

Text-to-911: Call if you can, text if you can't.

The City of Irving is excited to announce residents and businesses can now take advantage of Text-to-911 service, as part of the region's 9-1-1 district service upgrade.

During an emergency, it's not always possible for someone to speak or make a phone cal...

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Text-to-911 How-To Video Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 22, 2021

Keep your Clothing Dryer Lint Free

clothesdryer

Many of us do not think about a fire starting in our clothes dryer, but it is very important to keep it clean and free of lint buildup to prevent this from happening.

The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to KEEP YOUR CLOTHING DRYER CLEAN AND FREE OF L...

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Printable Sheet Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 15, 2021

Ladder Safety Tips

ladder

While removing holiday lights or decorations or doing work around your house or business, the Irving Fire Department wants everyone to be safe when CLIMBING LADDERS

 Please keep the following safety tips in mind when using a ladder:

  • Plac...
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Posted on: August 28, 2020

Flu Season

FluShot

Flu season is here and the Irving Fire Department asks everyone to STAY INFORMED, GET VACCINATED AND STOP THE SPREAD. Flu is unpredictable and can happen at any time, so get ahead of the flu by getting a flu shot.

Please remember these simple tips to help ...

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