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Joint Base San Antonio
The Premier Installation In The Department Of Defense
Joint Base San Antonio
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National Fire Protection Association
JBSA Fire Department reminds residents to ‘Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety’
September 27, 2021
— The Joint Base San Antonio Fire Department 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 WeekTM campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire SafetyTM.”...
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...
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!”...
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...
Holiday food preparation and safety tips for Thanksgiving
November 27, 2019
— Thanksgiving is this week and that often means a lot of cooking for holiday dinners. Improper storing and cooking of a turkey dinner can lead to the growth of harmful bacteria, and serving that dinner could cause food-borne illnesses...
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...
Staying safe in the kitchen: the most perilous room during Thanksgiving
November 7, 2018
— The focal point of any American home during Thanksgiving will be the kitchen. This can be one of the most perilous rooms in the home if sound practices in cooking are not observed...
‘Look. Listen. Learn: be aware. Fire can happen anywhere’
September 28, 2018
— This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,” works to educate about three basic but essential steps to take to reduce the likelihood of having a fire – and how to escape safely in the event of one. Fire Prevention Week is Oct. 7-13...
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...
Grill safely, whether with charcoal or gas
April 12, 2018
— With warmer weather here, neighborhood back yards are filled with the aroma of food cooking on the grill. According to the National Fire Protection Association, or NFPA, three out five households owns gas grill, which translates to a lot of tasty meals...
Thanksgiving fire safety: food for thought
November 6, 2017
— Giving thanks and spending a day with loved ones, friends and neighbors is what this holiday is all about. But the jovial Thanksgiving meal can lead to fires while in the cooking process. By following a few simple safety precautions while in the kitchen, holiday revelers can avoid any fires that may lead to injuries, deaths or property loss...
Smoke alarms, fire extinguishers: household necessities
January 13, 2017
— Fire detection plays a vital role in providing fire safety in protecting people, property and contents, in contrast to 50 years ago when any sort of automatic fire detection was a rarity in any facility...