News Flash

Posted on: October 19, 2021

Electric Portable Space Heater Safety

Space Heater Safe Use

Heater Checklist ?

• Purchase a heater with the seal of a qualified testing laboratory.

• Keep the heater at least 3 feet away from anything that can burn, including people.

• Choose a heater with a thermostat and overheat protecti...

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News - Fire
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Pink Hydrants in Support of Breast Cancer

Pink Hydrant Challenge

This October, the Fuquay-Varina Fire Department is taking part in the Pink Hydrant Challenge and painting it pink! The department is painting fire hydrants around downtown to help raise awareness of breast cancer in the community. 

We encourage su...

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News - Fire
Posted on: October 6, 2021

Coloring Contest

School Coloring Contest

Elementary schools, within the response district, will receive coloring sheets that will be shared with students, in grades K - 4, during the month of October. Students will have until November 1st to submit a coloring page for contest entry. All submissi...

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News - Fire
Posted on: October 3, 2021

National Fire Prevention Week

FPW 2021 Theme

Is there a beep or a chirp coming out of your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm? What does it all mean? Knowing the difference can save you, your home, and your family! Make sure everyone in the home understands the sounds of the smoke and carbon monoxide al...

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News - Fire
Posted on: September 30, 2021

Employee Spotlight

Firefighter I Jeremy Packard

Jeremy Packard joined the fire service because he always knew he wanted to help people.  He had previously worked for non-profit organizations but wanted to help people in a more physical way. Jeremy joined the City of Durham Fire Department in A...

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