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As cold weather approaches, it's time to remember fire safety basics

A lot of people will be getting various heating systems going this week, and that's already caused trouble over the past chilly weekend.

Monday - 11/17/2014, 05:17am EST

Tags: heating, propane, natural gas,

Keep these things in mind the next time you grill

Barbecue grills are dangerous if not handled properly.

Monday - 04/14/2014, 12:20pm EDT

Tags: grilling tips, montgomery county, grill safety, Kristi King

Fairfax firefighters spread the word on safety

When they're not responding to emergency calls, some Fairfax County firefighters are spending their weekends going door to door for safety's sake.

Saturday - 06/08/2013, 08:06pm EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue,

Prince George's launches safety campaign to battle fatal fires

A jump in fire deaths, including the Feb. 21 fire that killed a father and his two daughters, has spurred a new fire prevention campaign in Prince George's county.

Saturday - 03/02/2013, 04:44pm EST

Tags: fatal fires, Prince Georges Fire Department

Escape plan helped 2 survive fatal Glenarden fire

A fire in Prince George's County this week offered a reminder to parents the importance of having working smoke detectors and of crafting an evacuation plan for their families.

Saturday - 02/23/2013, 03:07pm EST

Tags: fatal fire, emergency preparedness, Glenarden, Jamie Forzato


Avoiding risks real Christmas trees pose during holidays

The Fairfax County Fire and Rescue Department has put out a list of fire safety tips to keep holidays bright and families safe.

Sunday - 12/09/2012, 10:05am EST

Tags: Christmas trees, Fairfax County Fire and Rescue, Jamie Forzato