Last Tuesday night my apartment building in downtown DC had a 3-alarm fire
You know the drill. This Sunday morning (2am) we’re all going to fall back in time one hour. We recommend you change your smoke alarm batteries while you’re already doing the change-your-clocks chore.
Did you know…. that the American Red Cross responds to more than 63,000 fires each year? that 65% of home fire deaths happen in homes with no smoke alarms or with smoke alarms that don’t work? that last year, fire killed more Americans than all natural disasters combined?
A selection of recent stories detailing how people are using social and mobile tools in emergencies. Have you seen other examples?
Things to know about our response to the San Bruno, CA fire.
The Bay Area chapter is responding to the fire that started in San Bruno, CA, last night.
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At 2:30 a.m. Joe gets the call – there’s a house fire in Mt. Holly. He does what he can to wake himself up, grabs his gear and off he goes.
A few links we’ve found interesting today: Cold weekend a dress rehearsal for Red Cross trainees [Who’s in the kitchen with the Red Cross? Volunteers! Find out exactly what goes …