In this episode of 911/411 we are joined by Ct State Trooper and CT Dare Program Coordinator Kate Cummings who dives into the latest serious threats to your children from apps like Tik Tok and Only Fans. Trooper Cummings talks about a recent interaction with elementary aged school children during a Zoom conference that will make you think twice about monitoring your Childs social media apps. There are numerous safety tips and awareness issues that should not be missed. Tune i
Over 700 firefighters battled "the equivalent of a 16-alarm fire" after a bomb exploded in a World Trade Center parking garage Feb. 26, killing six and injuring more than 1,000 others. The Response At 12:17 p.m. on Feb. 26, 1993, a 1,200-pound bomb in a rented truck exploded in the parking garage of the North Tower, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000 others. The explosion knocked out the World Trade Center’s power—which disabled the sprinklers, generators, elevat
National Burn Awareness week is observed the first week in February. As more families are home due to the COVID-19 virus, it is now more important to understand the dangers that can occur in the home. The American Burn Association and The National Fire Protection Association provide statistics showing the impacts of fires and injuries that occur in and out of the home. An evaluation from 2017 to 2019 Fires, Civilian Deaths, Civilian Injuries, and Property Loss in the United S
GUILFORD, Conn.—The The Guilford Fire Department has received a US$2,257 fire prevention grant from FM Global, one of the world’s largest commercial property insurers. FM Global representatives presented the award to Deputy Fire Marshal Jim Considine and Firefighter / Paramedic Deputy Fire Marshal John Planas at the Guilford Fire Department located at 390 Church Street in Guilford, CT. Firefighter Planas submitted the grant application in December of 2020. The award will be u
Assistant Chief Shove gives an update on COVID-19 and the progress that is currently being taken for the vaccination. Chief Shove explains the roll outs of the vaccine and which groups will be eligible for vaccination and when. Make sure to check out the January 15th episode by clicking here.
Covid-19 How Best To Protect Yourself Chris Jones Firefighter/Paramedic 2/1/2021 This month, we will be discussing how to best protect ourselves from COVID19 and steps to take if we get sick. We will look at some of the research pertaining to the communicability of the SARS-COV-2 virus (COVID19), and really get into the “nuts and bolts”, if you will, of staying healthy during such an unprecedented time in history. Transmission of COVID19 is most often by way of airborne aeros