Fire Chief's Corner: Change your clock, change your battery
By Kevin Stunek
Brainerd Fire Department
On Nov. 3, people from around the state moved their clocks back in observance of daylight saving time.
As we wake up this morning and start our hectic routine day, take some time and reflect on where you were on this dreaded day in 2001. This day will be tattooed in history forever. This event changed our lifes in many ways.
Each person's needs and abilities are unique, but with careful planning anyone can prepare for an emergency. A disaster can occur anytime, anywhere and without warning. Think about how a disaster might affect your individual needs.
This month's topic is simple to figure out. It's wildfire season.
Fire is a natural part of our environment. Yet, with more people living near wildlands, there is a greater chance of loss of life, property and damage to natural resources.
Thanksgiving is the time of year when family and friends gather together to enjoy a wonderful meal and celebrate the good things in our life. Don't let a kitchen fire spoil such a happy occasion.
Did you know that cooking fires are the No.
As winter comes to a close we all need to be careful with our fireplaces and chimneys. With that in mind more than one-third of Americans use fireplaces, wood stoves and other fuel-fired appliances as primary heat sources in their homes.
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