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Posted on: May 14, 2021

Fall Prevention Safety

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***According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, falls are one of the leading causes of unintentional injuries in the United States, accounting for almost 9 million visits to the emergency department and resulting in more than 36,000 fatali...

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Posted on: May 7, 2021

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 30, 2021

Electrical Safety

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***According to the U.S. Fire Administration, electrical malfunction is the leading cause of home fires year after year.***

The Irving Fire Department asks that everyone please keep these ELECTRICAL safety tips in mind:

  • Check your electrical cords. If they ...
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Posted on: April 23, 2021

Outdoor Sports Safety

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***According to Safe Kids USA, each year, 2.6 million children ages 19 and under receive medical treatment for sports and recreation injuries.***

Please keep these safety tips in mind to keep children safe when playing a sport or participating in any type ...

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Posted on: April 16, 2021

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
Posted on: April 9, 2021

Smoke Alarm Safety

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to remember that SMOKE ALARMS save lives--install and maintain them. ***According to the National Fire Protection Association, three out of five home fire deaths result from fires in properties without working smo...

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Printable Smoke Alarm Safety Sheet Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: March 26, 2021

Call 911 in Case of Smoke or Fire

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The Irving Fire Department wants everyone to know the importance of notifying emergency personnel when there is a fire. A quick response by your nearest fire stations can make the difference between losing and saving your home. Fire is FAST and HOT! In le...

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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