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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Fire Hydrant Testing

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The Maitland Fire-Rescue Department is conducting annual fire hydrant testing.  

Testing ensures that each hydrant operates properly during emergencies and identifies any required maintenance. Crews will visit all areas of the city over several we...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Hurricane Season

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Be prepared during hurricane season, which runs until Nov. 30. 

One of the most important steps is to create an emergency preparedness kit. This should include basic supplies and other necessities to survive for at least three days during an emerg...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

20 Years of Service

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The Maitland Fire-Rescue Department recognized Engineer/Paramedic Richard Crandall on Wednesday for 20 years of dedicated service to the community.

Crandall started with the department as a Firefighter/EMT in 2000. He became a Paramedic in 2002. Throughout...

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Posted on: November 22, 2016

Summer is Grilling Time

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Summer is a great time for grilling. Here are some grill safety tips from the Maitland Fire-Rescue Department and the National Fire Protection Association:

  • Propane and charcoal BBQ grills should only be used outdoors.
  • The grill should be placed well away fr...
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