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No Caption Dryer Fires

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, August 11

With an number of dryer fires in our area recently, two of them in Monroe, the HFFD wanted to provide some information about home clothes dryer fires and what you can do to prevent them

Per the Untied States Fire Administration-
2,900 home clothes dryer fires are reported each year and cause an estimated 5 deaths, 100 injuries, and $35 million in property loss.
Failure to clean the dryer (34 percent) ... (Full Story & Photos)

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NYU Fire Research visits HFFD

Chief Erik Smith, July 31

Yesterday the HFFD was visited by Dr. Prabodh Panindre and a student from NYU Fire Research. They are conducing research for the NFPA on firefighter breathing systems. They toured the HFFD and reviewed our breathing systems as part of our research. Dr. Panindre has been a researcher on firefighter safety issues for over 10 years and is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at NYU. The HFFD constantly ... (Full Story & Photos)

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No Caption HFFD Trains at the former Nicole's Property

Chief Erik Smith, July 17

Tuesday's heat didn't keep HFFD members from taking advantage of a rare opportunity to train in a building slated for demolition. The HFFD held two seperate drills in the evening and at night drilling on Commercial Fires, Forcible Entry, Stretching Hose Lines, and Vertical Ventilation. The HFFD would like to thank The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints for permission to use the building. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Congratulations Ryan

Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, July 06

On Friday, July 5th, at 10:00 a.m. former HFFD Captain Ryan Gibson completed the recruit training with the Prince William County Fire Department and attended the graduation ceremony for Recruit Class 2019-1 held at the Hylton Performing Arts Center in Manassas. Battalion Chief Chris Granger presided over the ceremony.

Class 2019-1 consisted of Fire and Rescue Technicians who successfully completed ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Ex-Chief Jerry Galu, June 30

Over 30,000 fires are caused by fireworks each year and U.S. hospital emergency rooms treat an estimated 8,700 people for fireworks-related injuries. Nearly two-thirds of fireworks-related injuries are caused by backyard fireworks, including firecrackers and bottle rockets. The most severe injuries are typically caused by powerful fireworks, such as M-80's, rockets, and cherry bombs.

According to ... (Full Story & Photos)

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