Did you know that closing all the bedroom doors before you and your family goes to bed can make a huge difference? PVFC wants to make sure you “Close Before You Doze”. Find out more information and take the pledge at the links below! Take the pledge: https://closeyourdoor.org/#pledgeMore Information: https://closeyourdoor.org/Source: UL Firefighter Safety Research Institute
Monday night members reviewed water rescue techniques. We also practiced throwing special rope bags, that float on water, to some members “in distress” and some unlucky trash cans.
Did you pass by our main station on Stump Road this morning and see our trucks sitting outside? Glick Fire Equipment Company is working with us to complete our annual test on our fire pumps. This test ensures that our pumps are ready for use at any time.
On July 15th PVFC members cooled off during this week’s drill by reviewing hydrant connection techniques. Crews used various hydrants in the area to connect appliances, such as a Hydra Assist and Hard-Suction Hoses.
July 15th is National Pet Fire Safety Day “According to a recent AKC study, 88 percent of pet owners consider their pets to be valued family members so it makes sense to include them in fire prevention plans and rescue alerts should a house fire strike.” – American Kennel Club American Kennel Club: https://www.akc.org/…/july-15-declared-national-pet-fire-s…/ #nationalpetfiresafetyday #firesafety #petsafety