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Posted on: January 18, 2019

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 11, 2019

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:

  • Place ladder on level an...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: October 12, 2018

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide Alarm

Often called the silent killer, CARBON MONOXIDE is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels, such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane and oil, burn incompletely. Carbon Monoxide enters the body through breathing. Carbon Monoxide ...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 4, 2019

New Year's Resolution - Conduct a Home/Business Fire Safety Inspection

checklist

The Irving Fire Department wants to remind everyone that conducting a HOME OR BUSINESS FIRE SAFETY INSPECTION is very important.

Here is a list of the top ten things to look for when conducting a fire safety inspection: 

  • Have working smoke alarms. ...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: January 9, 2019

Winter Slips and Falls

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: October 19, 2018

Hands-Only CPR

HO-CPR

Hands-Only CPR is CPR without mouth-to-mouth breaths. It is recommended for use by people who see a teen or adult suddenly collapse in an "out-of-hospital" setting. Hands-Only CPR, performed by a bystander on teens and adults has been shown to b...

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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip
Posted on: November 9, 2018

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 th...
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Additional Info... Fire - Safety Tip