MFFD / MFNW Remembering When Program

Community Announcement, Fire Safety, Neighborhood Watch News, Safety Tips
Remembering When program is available for older adults for Fire and Fall Prevention. Laurie Frey from the MFFD partnered with MFNW will be making presentations throughout Menomonee Falls and making home visits to promote Safety in the older adult's home. If you'd like a group presentation or a home "fire & fall prevention" visit please contact Laurie Frey via email Remembering When: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults, was developed by NFPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible. NFPA Website: Remembering When is centered around 16 key safety messages – eight fire prevention and eight fall prevention - developed by experts from national and local safety organizations as well as…
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Changing your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Fire Safety, Safety Tips
Remember when our daylight changes and we change our clocks it's time to change our batteries in all of our smoke alarms & carbon monoxide detectors. After changing the battery please test the alarm. Please also test your carbon monoxide and smoke alarms monthly.
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Safety Tip for Garage Door Security

Safety Tips
The article was on AOL.COM Feb 26th, 2014 done by KETV Newswatch 7.  $1 Fix could secure your garage from thieves. While there are a number of ways thieves can break into homes, one of the easiest is through the garage door -- after all, it is the biggest door in most homes. Click Here for Video and Article The automatic garage door isn't as secure as many think, and thieves have discovered a simple way (according to KOAT, it takes just six seconds) to get inside. Luckily, there is a very simple, inexpensive way to fend off garage bandits: the zip tie. Just thread a plastic zip tie through the emergency release latch (check out the video for a visual). The zip tie should be strong enough that it…
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