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Resource guide if you are faced with rising flood waters

Yakima City’s Emergency Management Specialist Charles Erwin, says that being prepared before a flood can help you get what you need to get out quickly. The attached flood guides both in English and Spanish are a great resource of information with helpful tips to prepare you in case you are affected by a flood. Flood … Read More

Potential flooding as it warms up

As it warms up, the risk of roof collapse increases for all buildings especially lightweight buildings such as sheds, garages and carports.The snow load combined with the added heat turns the lighter fluffy snow into a solid heavier block of ice which blocks drains, slides off roofs and can even cause collapse.Take some time to … Read More

Kidde Recalls NightHawk combination Smoke/CO Alarms Due to Alarm Failure

  Kidde recalls the NightHawk combination smoke/carbon monoxide (CO) alarms. If you think you are affected, click on the link below   https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/Kidde-Recalls-Combination-Smoke-CO-Alarms/#      

Thanksgiving Cooking Week is coming!

Thanksgiving is a great time to celebrate the pilgrims coming to American and is a great time for families to gather, but did you know the risk of fire greatly increases during the middle of the day and afternoon? Thanksgiving is one of the few times a year where residential fires increase during the mid day … Read More

Halloween Fire Safety Tips

As Halloween approaches, the risk of fire increases too. For generations our families celebrate Halloween cutting the pumpkin and setting a candle inside to light up the night. As people get more creative in their decorations, the higher the risk of fire when using live fire or candles in your decorations. Most will set up … Read More