Tag Archives: fire

Oct 08

National Fire Prevention Week 2015

October 4th-10th has been declared “National Fire Prevention Week,” a time to reflect on our nation’s past fire history, remembering the “Great Chicago Fire of 1871,” and how out of that tragedy a national interest in fire prevention and safety … Read More

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Mar 23

How You Can Help the Red Cross & Let the Red Cross Help You

Since March is Red Cross month, now is a good time to get involved with one of the nation’s leading humanitarian organizations dedicated to assisting people in need throughout the United States and the world. Since 2006, the Red Cross … Read More

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Oct 09

1906 San Francisco Earthquake Photos

USGS photo archive and introduction to the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Some great images from the San Francisco Public Library. Artist Shawn Clover recreates famous scenes and blends archive images with current views from San Francisco; a REALLY COOL … Read More

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Dec 11

Uncle Rocky, Fireman – Free Children’s Picture Book

A former homeschool dad (now a grandpa) has created a nice book series and website about firefighters and other good deed doers. The stories emphasize service to others and devotion to duty with the catch phrase “Glad to do it!” … Read More

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Oct 07

Fire Prevention Week “Prevent Kitchen Fires” October 6-12

Fire Prevention Week is the longest running public health and safety observance on record, according to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA). Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire, the tragic 1871 conflagration that killed over … Read More

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