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History of Firefighters

photo_8172_20081204-300x2001Firefighters have a long and colorful history, with many of the most famous figures in Western history playing a big role in forming the firefighting profession we know today. By understanding where professional firefighting originated we can appreciate it not only for saving countless homes and lives, but also for the cultural heritage firefighters have all over the globe. Continue reading History of Firefighters

Preparing for Natural Disasters

When disaster strikes, will you be prepared? Because it is National Preparedness month, it might be worth thinking about what your solutions are for natural disasters. Often natural disasters occur without warning, and therefore don’t leave a lot of time to react. The best way to insure the safety of you and your family is by preparing beforehand, so that if something terrible does occur you’ll be ready for it. As it would be expected, not every natural disaster is the same and each requires their own kind of preparation. Additionally some may be unlikely to ever happen in your area. Below are a few possible disasters that could happen and a few ways to prepare yourself in case they occur. Continue reading Preparing for Natural Disasters