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In Memoriam: Francis “Frank” Smith, Sr.

In Memoriam: Francis “Frank” Smith, Sr.

The Mount Holly Fire District regrets to announce the passing of Francis “Frank” Smith, Sr. As a life member of the Mount Holly Fire District, Frank volunteered many tireless hours helping to assist those in their time of need. Frank also saw fit to assist in the advancement of the Mount Holly Fire District through his elected role as Fire Commissioner. We thank Frank for his lifetime of dedication and public service and mourn with his family and friends as we honor his memory. Rest easy, Frank. Details of Frank’s funeral arrangements may be found through the following...

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POISON PREVENTION

POISON PREVENTION

Poison Prevention is a Simple Equation: Proper Packaging + Proper Storage = Happy Parents and Babies   Unintentional poisoning is one of the leading causes of injury to children. Thousands of children in the U.S. and around the globe are treated each year in emergency departments after consuming poisonous substances. Often those substances are products commonly found in the home, such as vitamins with iron, personal care products and button batteries. An emerging hazard is the colorful single-use laundry packet.   Yet, preventing poisoning is a simple equation, and thousands of poisonings...

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Grill Safety

Grill Safety

As we enter into the warmer Spring and Summer months, let us do so responsibly and with safety in mind.  When family and friends gather for the official kick off to Summer, please be mindful of the following safety information while attending or hosting a cookout: SAFETY TIPS      Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.      The grill should be placed well away from the home, deck railings and out from under eaves and overhanging branches.      Keep children and pets away from the grill area.      Keep your grill clean by removing grease or fat buildup...

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NJ Move Over Law

NJ Move Over Law

The New Jersey Move Over Law was enacted in 2009 to assist in the protection of New Jersey’s emergency responders.  Please familiarize yourself with the law and take action on our roadways.  By remaining alert and complying with the law, our responders have a much greater chance to return home to their loved ones after selflessly serving those in our communities.  Fore more information, please click on the following link and browse the NJ Division of Highway Traffic Safety’s webpage: http://www.nj.gov/oag/hts/move-over-law/move-over-law-text.html We thank you for taking the...

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Spring/Summer Fire Safety

Spring/Summer Fire Safety

Grills, Fire Pits, and Campfires Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by gas or charcoal grill fires. Summertime should be a time of fun and making happy memories. Knowing a few fire safety tips and following safety instructions will help everyone have a safe summer. Grill Safety Residential Grill Fire Facts: An estimated 5,700 grill fires occur on residential...

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