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2017 Incidents
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March 11
April 8
May 9
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July 12
August 9
September 10
October 11
November 18
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Total 131

2018 Incidents
January 4
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March 6
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May 21
June 11
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2016 Incidents
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Mar 10
Apr 14
May 7
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Jul 18
Aug 15
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Nov 15
Dec 2
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Facts About Home Clothes Dryer Fires

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, May 16

There are 2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) is the leading cause of home clothes dryer fires.
If you think there is a problem DIAL 911

Listed below are some Clothes dryer do’s and don'ts

Have your clothes dryer installed by a professional.
Make ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption 10 Year Smoke Detectors

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, March 31

Just a reminder, effective April 1, 2019, a new NY State law requires all NEW or REPLACEMENT smoke detectors in New York State to be powered by a 10-year, sealed, non-removable battery, or hardwired to the home. ... Homeowners and landlords must upgrade their smoke detectors before selling or renting homes and apartments in New York State.... (Full Story & Photos)

2019 Spring Burn Ban March 16th - May 14th

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, March 13

The State DEC is sending a reminder to citizens that residential brush burning will be prohibited between March 16 and May 14.

With temperatures warming up, the DEC says wildfires can start and spread easily thanks to the presence of dead grass and fall debris. Windy weather and a lack of green vegetation could make things worse.

“While many people associate wildfires with the western United States, ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Joe McCormick, Jim DiSalvo, Dave McCormick
Joe McCormick, Jim DiSalvo, Dave McCormick

St Patricks Day Parade 2019

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, March 03

This year’s St. Patricks Day Parade honored Grand Marshals Joe and David McCormick. Joe is a long serving member of the HFFD and other organizations with the town and village and we are proud in his selection along with Dave leading the annual parade in the Town of Highlands. ... (Full Story & Photos)

The Clean 15

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, February 02

Pinpointing the exact cause of cancer is extremely difficult because firefighters are not exposed to just one agent. They are exposed to multiple cancer-causing agents. Because of the multiple exposures and the multiple routes of exposure — they inhale carcinogens and carcinogens are absorbed through the skin — it is also highly unlikely for firefighters to get only one type of cancer. The video shows ... (Full Story)


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