Has Fire Prevention Week peaked your interest about fire safety? If so, here are a few helpful pieces of safety information. In today's residential fires, fire and deadly smoke spread quickly. You may have only a few minutes to escape from a burning home. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has a helpful infographic that … Continue reading Fire Prevention Week
It's October and you know what that means... FIRE PREVENTION WEEK/MONTH! Fire Prevention Week is the week of October 9th which commemorates the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. While it is considered Fire Prevention WEEK, most fire departments promote fire prevention efforts all month long. So, what can you do this month to make sure … Continue reading Fire Prevention Week/Month 2017
In the wake of Harvey and Irma, those of us in US territories in the Caribbean and the south-eastern part of the country find ourselves watching for updates on Hurrican Jose, Tropical Storm Lee, and Hurricane Maria. All three of these storms are subject ot impact our weather over the next several weeks. The USFA's … Continue reading Disasters Don’t Plan Ahead. YOU CAN!
Kannapolis Fire Department is hosting a Community Blood Center of the Carolinas blood drive in conjunction with the annual Fire Prevention Festival/Fire Truck Parade on September 30th. Every day hundreds of people in our area need blood to survive and people like you and me are called to help! The CBCCarolinas motto is Every Drop … Continue reading Kannapolis Fire Department Seeks Blood Donors
Who is going to join me for Rhyme Revolution 2017? Registration is now open! Source: Rhyme Revolution 2017 Registration
Source: A Writing Contest from Alexandria LaFaye
Dr. Seuss inspired great story-telling and imagination with his amazing characters and nonsensical words. His books still make reading fun for all ages. In honor of his birthday this coming Thursday, let's spend this week going through our book cases and finding books that we can share, share, share! Now, I'm not telling you to … Continue reading In Honor of Dr. Seuss – Share a Book!
Teachers: What do you have planned for Fire Prevention Week (October 9th through the 15th)? Join me this Saturday at Park Road Books in Charlotte from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm and let's brainstorm how to get your kids excited about fire safety. Grab a copy of Firefighters' Busy Day while you're in the store. … Continue reading Book Signing Event
Have you ever procrastinated so long that you kept putting off a task? That's exactly what I did with blogging. It's been months since I've done any, but I can't let the blogging slump go on anymore. So, let me get to it. I'm excited to be back and hope to interact with you to … Continue reading Getting Back To It