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CPSC Recalls True Sense Smoke/CO alarms by Kidde

The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued a recall for several True Sense combination Smoke/CO alarms manufactured by Kidde. These devices may fail to alert occupants to the products of combustion. Please click on the following link for further information.

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Fireworks Seminar

With assistance from industry leader American Fireworks we have assembled a series of lectures and hands on demonstrations that will assist you with your next fireworks show. Topics covered will include NFPA 1123, NFPA 1126, NFPA 160 and a review of the Ohio Fireworks Laws. Due to COVID restrictions this is an outside event and

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Fundraiser Established For Jim Finley

A Gofundme account has been established to benefit our very own Jim Finley. Jim has served his community and this nation with selfless dedication and loyalty through his service with the Chagrin Falls Fire Department as well as the U.S. Navy as a corpsman. During his service in the military, Jim sustained serious injuries in

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International Women’s Day: Celebrating SFM’s Female Trailblazers

Women’s History Month is about more than just the past, it’s about the trailblazers who continue to make history every single day.   The Commerce Connects team recently caught up with SFM’s very own Jenni Snyder, Angela Potter and Anita Metheny to chat about their fire service careers, their roles with SFM and how they’ve defied gender stereotypes

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March 2021 Newsletter

Attached is the March Northeast Ohio News of 2021– it is a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events, training opportunities and resources available to help enhance the services your Fire Department currently offers. In addition, you’ll learn how other members in the

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February 2021 Newsletter

Attached is the February Northeast Ohio News of 2021– it is a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events, training opportunities and resources available to help enhance the services your Fire Department currently offers. In addition, you’ll learn how other members in the

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January 2021 Newsletter

Happy New Year and attached is the first Northeast Ohio News of 2021– it is a monthly newsletter – designed to provide information specific to your unique position. Here, you’ll find details about upcoming events, training opportunities and resources available to help enhance the services your Fire Department currently offers. In addition, you’ll learn how

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Safety campaigns from CPSC

Background Field Investigations is launching the FY21 Senior Fire Safety Campaign in cooperation with the CPSC Office of Communications (OCM).  Older Americans (over age 65) are one of the groups at greatest risk of dying in a fire. Whether it’s a loose dangling sleeve over the stop top or food left unattended, cooking accidents are the leading cause of fire. To launch this campaign, the OCM has prepared the following resources: Senior Fire Safety press release at this link: Senior Fire

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