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Posted on: May 29, 2020

Learn Hands-Only CPR

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to be aware of the importance of knowing how to perform Hands-Only CPR. ***According to the American Heart Association, about 70 percent of out-of-hospital cardiac arrests happen in homes.***

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IFD - Learn CPR Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: June 26, 2020

4th of July Safety

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***Statistics show that almost half of the reported fires on the fourth of July were started by fireworks.***

The Irving Fire Department asks everyone to enjoy a safe 4th of July holiday. Please keep the following safety tips in mind:

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: June 19, 2020

Seat Belt Safety

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***According to the Texas Department of Transportation, wearing a seat belt helps keep occupants from being ejected in a crash and increases the chances of surviving by 45 percent in a passenger vehicle, and up to 60 percent in a pickup truck.***...

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Texas Occupant Restraint Laws Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: June 12, 2020

Heat Emergencies!

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***According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, vehicular heatstroke is one of the leading causes of non-crash-related fatalities among children.***

The temperature inside a vehicle can rise 20 degrees in as little as 10 minute...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: June 5, 2020

Water Safety

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***According to Safe Kids USA, among preventable injuries, drowning is the leading cause of death for children 1 to 4 years old.***

The Irving Fire Department asks everyone to please keep the following WATER SAFETY tips in mind this summer:

  • Childre...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: May 8, 2020

Smoking Safety

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***According to the U.S. Fire Administration, smoking is the #1 CAUSE OF HOME FIRE DEATHS across the country. One out of four fatal victims of smoking-material fires is not the smoker whose cigarette started the fire.***

Please keep these SMOKING SAFETY&am...

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Printable Smoking Safety Tips Sheet Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: April 17, 2020

Home Fire Escape Plan

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to know the importance of having a Home Fire Escape Plan and practicing it with your family.

Plan Ahead! If a fire breaks out in your home, you may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sou...

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Fire Escape Plan Grid Fire - Safety Tip