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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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Fires involving smoking materials are preventable
July 27, 2021
— Home is the place where we are supposed to feel the safest. However, home is where most structure fires, deaths, and injuries due to smoking materials occur...
Having a plan to escape fire saves lives
April 28, 2021
— The key to increasing your chances of escaping a fire safely is to be prepared. The priority for everyone should be staying informed and aware of exits, escape routes, and what procedures to follow in case of a fire...
Spring cleaning, grilling safety: Deterrence from fire
March 31, 2021
— After a long winter, the desire to open up the screen doors and windows is a welcomed invitation. As the dust and accumulation of items have built up inside and outside the home, so has the chances for a fire. Decreasing your family’s risk is a responsibility that must be taken seriously...
Smoke alarms key part of home fire escape plan
January 28, 2021
— Fire detection plays a vital role in providing fire safety in protecting people, property and contents, in contrast to 50 years ago, when automatic fire detection was a rarity in any facility...
Know how to celebrate the holiday season safely
December 11, 2020
— Each year, approximately 400 fires occur that involve Christmas trees, according to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, resulting in more than a dozen deaths, numerous injuries and more than $10 million in property loss and damage...
Fire Prevention Week: ‘Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!’
September 24, 2020
— Joint Base San Antonio Fire Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA – the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years — to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign titled “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”...
Home fire safety should factor in people with disabilities
September 11, 2020
— The majority of fire deaths transpire in the home, so helping everyone escape from a fire, especially those with disabilities, must be considered in this type of emergency...
Smoke alarms: a fire safety success story
January 10, 2020
— The fire safety success story of the past quarter century has been smoke detectors. The battery-powered smoke detector has reduced home fire deaths by half since its introduction on to the market...
Keep the holiday season joyous, not dangerous
December 12, 2019
— Joint Base San Antonio Fire Emergency Services offers these safety tips for choosing and preparing Christmas trees for decoration that will minimize the risk of fire and injuries...
Planning, preparation increases your chances of escaping a fire
May 10, 2019
— Thousands of people are killed by fire each year and appropriate planning and preparation could have saved their lives. Knowing proper escape procedures and being alerted in time can help people survive fires in their homes. Approximately half of the people responding to a recent survey conducted by the National Fire Protection Agency, or NFPA, said their family had a fire escape plan, however only 16 percent said they had practiced it. ...
Stay safe during spring cleanup and when grilling outdoors
April 25, 2019
— With plants budding and trees in full bloom, it means spring has finally arrived. While your thoughts may turn to that dreaded ritual of spring cleaning, it comes a timely reminder to keep your home safe from the threat of fire...
Make plans to protect the disabled from fire
September 5, 2018
— According to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, nearly 15,700 people were injured and 3,280 died in 2016 due to fire. People with disabilities must deal with unique challenges that fires present. With the disadvantages this group of people may have in escaping a fire, they could also have obstacles in their residence that would hamper their safe exodus. ...
Smoking materials can be a deadly household menace
August 1, 2018
— A deadly menace to any household is fire, which can result in injuries or death. It can strike anywhere or at any time. Home is the place where we are supposed to feel the safest. But home is where most smoking materials, structure fires, deaths and injuries occur...