In our continuing series related to Severe Weather Awareness Week, we talk about lightning safety. If you find yourself caught in a thunderstorm, there are several things you can do to stay safe from lightning strikes. Here are some lightning safety tips: Seek Shelter: The best way to protect yourself from lightning is to seek
Severe weather can strike at any time, and it’s important to know the best places to shelter in order to stay safe. Whether it’s a tornado, hurricane, or blizzard, having a safe place to go can mean the difference between life and death. Here are some of the best places to shelter from severe weather.
You need to know when severe weather is approaching! Luckily there are now a variety of ways that you can be alerted when conditions are favorable for severe weather to strike! Local News One of the easiest ways to stay aware of sever weather conditions, is to tune into your local TV news. Chances are,
This week is Severe Weather Awareness Week in Michigan. The Chesterfield Fire Department wants everyone to know how to be safe at home, work, and outside. As such, throughout the week we will be posting topics about weather safety. Today we look at the differences between a Warning, Watch or Advisory. Watches, Warnings & Advisories
On June 25th the Chesterfield Department of Public Safety conducted Church Security Awareness training. This training was offered to churches within Chesterfield Township and covered the following topics: Securing the gathering, without the loss of a welcoming experience Legal requirements of inviting people to a gathering Fire prevention and inspection Simple and economical ways to provide security
As catastrophic winter storms continue to rage across the United States, millions of consumers are without power in dangerously low temperatures. If you use portable generators or other combustion devices for sources of power and heat, you are at increased risk of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning and fire. Dozens of storm-related fatalities have been reported,