Guilford Firefighters Respond To Essex For Propane Emergency

On Thursday afternoon the Guilford Fire Department responded to Essex, CT for a potentially explosive incident when a skidsteer ruptured a 1000-gallon propane tank. The Guilford Fire Dept used specialized equipment to safely pull the skidsteer off of the propane tank just enough for them to cap the broken stem. The tank auto froze just enough to slow the leak down so it could be capped and secured. There was approximately 400 gallons of LPG still in the tank which will be pumped by the owner's Propane Company. This could have been a dangerous situation if it were not mitigated professionally by all those involved.

The Guilford Fire Department is Hiring

The Guilford Fire Department is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter Paramedic and Firefighter EMT. TOWN OF GUILFORD Classified Advertisement Applications Due By February 13, 2019 HELP WANTED FIREFIGHTER / PARAMEDIC FIREFIGHTER/EMT The Town of Guilford is currently accepting applications for the position of Firefighter/EMT and/or Firefighter/Paramedic. All applicants are required to submit the following documentation along with their completed and signed Town of Guilford job application: • Copy of valid State of Connecticut Driver’s License • Copy of High School Diploma or GED • One of the following: o Copy of State of Connecticut Paramedic License (with/medical c

Tankless water heater recalled due to carbon monoxide risk.

Navien Recalls Tankless Water Heaters and Boilers Due to Risk of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Name of product: Navien condensing tankless water heaters and combination boilers Hazard: A kit installed on the tankless water heaters and boilers to convert them from natural gas to propane can cause the unit to produce excessive amounts of carbon monoxide, posing a risk of carbon monoxide poisoning to consumers. Remedy: Replace Recall date: December 20, 2018 Units: About 3,400 Consumer Contact: Navien at 800-244-8202 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT or e-mail or online at for more information. Description: This recall involves only Navien condensing tankless

During Cold Weather Emergencies, Please Remember Your Pets Need Attention Too.

Here are some great tips from The ASPCA for cold weather emergencies and caring for your pet. Exposure to winter’s dry, cold air and chilly rain, sleet and snow can cause chapped paws and itchy, flaking skin, but these aren’t the only discomforts pets can suffer. Winter walks can become downright dangerous if chemicals from ice-melting agents are licked off of bare paws. To help prevent cold weather dangers from affecting your pet’s health, please heed the following advice from our experts: Repeatedly coming out of the cold into the dry heat of your home can cause itchy, flaking skin. Keep your home humidified and towel dry your pet as soon as he comes inside, paying special attention to his

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