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    Fire Chief's Corner: Practice fire safety at home

    In keeping homes and the people living in them safe from fire, The National Association of State Fire Marshall's and the Home Safety Council promote fire safety practices by paying particular attention to activities associated with summer months. Bar ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: Burning regulations

    The Brainerd Fire Department has received many calls from people wanting to know if they can have a recreational fire. People wanting to burn should be reminded that if they follow all the rules, it can be a fun experience for all. We encourage people to ...

    Eliminate the top electrical safety threats around your home

    May is Electrical Safety Month and a good time to review electrical safety practices. Increasing electrical safety awareness, following electrical safety guidelines and using tools and technology designed to address electrical hazards are all components o ...

    It's wildfire season

    This month’s topic is simple to figure out. It’s wildfire season! ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: Change your clocks, change your battery, save a life

    This past Saturday, March 9, people from around the state should have moved their clocks forward in observance of daylight savings time. All fire departments from around the state are recommending that you replace the batteries in all smoke alarms and car ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: Burn Awareness Week

    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. Burn Awareness Week, celeb ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: The silent killer: Carbon monoxide

    Creeping silently through your home, there’s a killer that gives no warning. This killer is carbon monoxide. An invisible and odorless a gas, carbon monoxide (CO) is produced when burning any fuel, such as gasoline, propane, natural gas, oil, wood or char ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: Holiday safety tips

    As we move closer and closer toward Christmas, many families and businesses are decorating for the holiday season. ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: Change your clock, change your battery

    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. All fire departments around the state are recommend ...

    Fire Chief's Corner: September 11: Never forget

    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. It changed our families and fri ...

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