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Posted on: August 8, 2019

August is School and Campus Preparedness Month

School and Campus Preparedness Month

As the kids get ready to head back to school, the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies, including the Carbondale Fire Department, are encouraging parents to include emergency preparedness in their back-to-sch...

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Walmart Donates Tents to Fire Department

Walmart Donation

A big thank you to Walmart for donating two 10’x10’ tents to the Carbondale Fire Department. They will be used as misting tents in the community as well as cooling tents for fire personnel.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Fire Training at SIUC

High Rise Training

The Carbondale Fire Department held a special high rise training for all of its firefighters on the campus of Southern Illinois University. 

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Leadership Carbondale Class Visits Fire Station #2

Leadership Carbondale

The 2019 Leadership Carbondale class stopped by Fire Station #2 on July 26 to learn more about the department and all of the services they provide the community.

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Posted on: August 6, 2019

Hot Weather Tips

Extreme Heat

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 600 people in the United States die from the extreme heat every year. But, heat-related deaths and illnesses are preventable. 

Here are some tips to help you stay safe in the e...

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Posted on: June 13, 2018

Severe Weather

Lightening

Disaster can strike quickly and without warning. It can force you to evacuate your neighborhood or confine you to your home. That's why the American Red Cross recommends creating an emergency plan, so your family will know what to do in the event of a dis...

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