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In Memoriam: Lt. Chris Hunter, Cinnaminson FD

In Memoriam: Lt. Chris Hunter, Cinnaminson FD

The thoughts and prayers of the Mount Holly Fire District are with the Hunter Family, the Cinnaminson Fire Department, and the communities faithfully served by  Lt. Hunter following his untimely Line of Duty Death.  Rest easy Lieutenant, we’ll take it from here.

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Turkey Fryer Safety

Turkey Fryer Safety

Please consider this information from Underwriters Laboratories this holiday season and throughout the year: UL considers turkey fryers to be dangerous to use presenting numerous safety hazards to consumers. “We’re worried by the increasing reports of fires related with turkey fryer use,” says John Drengenberg, consumer affairs manager of UL. “Based on our test findings, the fryers used to produce those great-tasting birds are not worth the risks. And, as a result of these tests, UL has decided not to certify any turkey fryers with our trusted UL Mark.” Turkey...

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The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO)

The Dangers of Carbon Monoxide (CO)

Each year throughout the country, unintentional carbon monoxide poisoning claims more than 400 lives and sends another 20,000 people to hospital emergency rooms for treatment. Understanding the Risk What is carbon monoxide? Carbon monoxide is an odorless, colorless and toxic gas. Because it is impossible to see, taste or smell the toxic fumes, CO can kill you before you are aware it is in your home. At lower levels of exposure, CO causes mild effects that are often mistaken for the flu. These symptoms include headaches, dizziness, disorientation, nausea and fatigue. The effects of CO exposure...

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