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DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME
WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is urging consumers to replace the batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms this weekend for Daylight Saving Time. This year, Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, March 10th. Fresh batteries allow smoke and CO alarms to do their jobs saving lives by alerting families of a fire or a buildup of deadly carbon monoxide in their homes.
To our brothers, sisters, family and friends in the Bryan Fire Department
Grapefruit and Medicines
We've known for twenty years it's not safe to mix grapefruit and some prescription drugs. Eighty-five drugs are known or suspected to interact with grapefruit. More than half of them can cause very serious effects. These include dangerous heart rhythms, kidney damage, muscle damage... Read on.
OUR SINCEREST CONDOLENSES
To the angels young and old, the Newtown community and Sandy Hook Elementary we stand with you through this difficult time.
**** Rescheduled****2012 SANTA AROUND TOWN INFORMATION AND MAP**** Rescheduled****
Kemah Fire Department is once again planning its annual “SANTA AROUND TOWN”. The Fire trucks carrying Santa and his helpers, with candy and greetings of holiday cheer, will be going all around town on Thursday, December 20th from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. (approximate*). Please come out and greet Santa, as horns and sirens announce his arrival in your neighborhood; starting at the fire station, going thru Southeast Kemah, then Kemah Village, Kemah Oaks, the Boardwalk, Northwest Kemah, Lazy Bend and finally Clear Lake Shores. *Times and Route may vary depending on weather and/or emergency calls. We wish all, a very Merry Christmas and a Safe, Happy New Year.
CONGRATULATIONS TO THE KEMAH VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT RECIPIENT OF THE 2012 FIRST RESPONDER ORGANIZATION OF THE YEAR AWARD
First Responder Award honors a first responder organization that demonstrated leadership in EMS in patient care, public access, medical control, disaster preparedness, public education or training.
Texas Department of Health Awards Website (click here)
THANKYOU TO THE KOCH PIPELINE COMPANY
We were suprised at out last Emergency Services Board meeting by representatives from the Koch Pipeline Company who made a $500 donation to our department. The contribution is greatly appreciated and showing up in person to present the check was really icing on the cake.
Thankyou so much!
Merle Teeter Koch Pipeline Company with Chief Hahn
2011 Awards Banquet
Congratulations to all of the service award recipients and thanks to the banquet committee for an awesome banquet. I cannot wait for next year...
Special recognition for Fire Chief Brent Hahn on his exemplary leadership.
Dustin Blue was both Rookie of the Year and Top Responder.
David Zinsky was Officer of the Year.
Recieving the Chiefs Award was Assistant Chief Steve Ruthstrom.
A special thanks to all those who donated items for our members and guests.
SPIRVIN GROUP – ROLF SCHAUMBURGER
WHAT’S COOKIN’ BISTRO
MATT WIGGINS - WINE DOWN BISTRO -
EDGEWATER INN - BUBBAS SHRIMP PALACE
THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT IN THE FIRE DEPARTMENT FEE ELECTION
We are ecstatic to see the strong show of support provided by the community and look forward to working hard to earn every penny.
THANKYOU THANKYOU THANKYOU!
PLEASE SUPPORT KVFD IN OUR UPCOMING ELECTION
The Kemah Volunteer Fire Department is requesting to increase our service fee in order to better protect our community. The department is working hard to keep our operating costs under control. However, increases in insurance, mandatory equipement certification, maintenance and fuel costs over the years have negatively impacted our ability to appropriately respond to issues that arise. A simple example is shown in our 2011 Property Inventory which lists 21 full sets of bunker gear for our organization currently boasting 31 members. Help us help you and vote yes to the Fire Department Fee increase proposition.
THANKYOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT!
STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards
STOK Gas Grills Recalled by One World Technologies Due to Fire and Burn Hazards04/23/2012 04:05 PM EDT
On April 18, 2012, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission announced a voluntary recall of STOK Island and STOK Quattro gas grills. The regulator on the grill can leak propane gas, which can ignite, posing fire and burn hazard to consumers. The STOK Island has a round grill base and two burners. "STOK" is written on the grill cover and a label on the bottom of the grill stand. The STOK Quattro gas grill is a rectangular, four-burner grill. "STOK" is printed on the grill's lid. To identify whether a specific Island or Quattro grill is included in this recall, you will need to look at the grill's regulator. The recalled grills have regulators on them with the model number "AZF" on the front and a date code between 1046 and 1143 on the back of the regulator. Sold at: Home Depot stores nationwide and in Canada and Direct Tools Factory Outlet stores nationwide from March 2011 through February 2012 for between $79 and $350.
Gas Cylinders Recall
GIRL SCOUT TROOP VISIT
Kemah Fire Department was delighted to have a visit from a local Daisy Girl Scout troop. Thank you for coming out to visit our department!
BURN AWARENESS WEEK
Feb. 5-11, 2012 is Burn Awareness Week, and during this week, Shriners Hospitals for Children will begin its annual burn prevention campaign. This year's focus is on teaching children to "Be Burn Aware," especially at home. Information and materials pertaining to the effort can be found on the health care system's website dedicated to burn awareness and prevention, www.burnawareness.org.
01/06/2012 09:10 AM EST
When turned on, the flashlights can heat up, smoke or melt, posing fire and burn hazards. This recall involves 6-pc. LED Flashlight Sets. They are made of silver plastic with black rubber around the handle and light base. The flashlight sets have UPC code 490021010049 printed on the back of the package. They were sold in sets of six, including two small flashlights measuring about 3 inches long, two medium flashlights about 6 inches long and two large flashlights about 7 1/2 inches long. Sold exclusively at: Target stores nationwide from October 2010 through December 2011 for about $10 per set.
HURRICANE SEASON BEGINS JUNE 1
If you are asked to evacuate, you should do so without delay. But unless you live in a coastal or low-lying area, an area that floods frequently, or in manufactured housing, it is unlikely that emergency managers will ask you to evacuate. That means that it is important for you and your family to HAVE A PLAN that makes you as safe as possible in your home.