Knowing The Signs And Symptoms Of Strokes Saves Lives

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THINK YOU ARE HAVING A STROKE? CALL 9-1-1 IMMEDIATELY! F.A.S.T. is an easy way to remember the sudden signs of stroke. When you can spot the signs, you’ll know that you need to call 9-1-1 for help right away F.A.S.T. is: Face Drooping – Does one side of the face droop or is it numb? […]

Hurricane Preparedness – Winds and Wind Fields

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The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June to November, with the peak season from mid-August to late October.  Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles inland.Hurricanes can cause catastrophic damage to coastlines and several hundred miles inland. Hurricane can produce winds exceeding 155 miles per hour as well as tornadoes and mircrobursts. Hurricanes […]

Does Your Family Know Your Fire Escape Plan?

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The Orange Park Firefighters remind you that in the event of a fire, remember that every second counts, so you and your family must always be prepared. Escape plans help you get out of your home quickly. In less than 30 seconds, a small flame can get completely out of control and turn into a […]

Change Your Time, Change Your Smoke Detector Battery

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The Orange Park Fire Department reminds the public, that when you change your clocks on March 10, 2013, you should change the batteries in your smoke detectors. This is a good time to also test your smoke detectors. A properly installed and maintained smoke alarm is the only thing in your home that can alert you […]