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.
Burn Awareness Week, observed the first full week in February, is designed to provide an opportunity for burn, fire and life safety educators to unite in sharing a common burn awareness and prevention message in our communities.
As we move closer and closer toward Christmas, many families and businesses are decorating for the holiday season.
Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire. According to the U.S.
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.