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Apr 30 2013

St John’s Fire District Names Fire Chief

By Battalion Chief James Ghi Working with Emergency Services Consulting International, the St. John’s Fire District Commission has selected Deputy Chief Colleen Walz of the Pittsburg (PA) Bureau of Fire as the new fire chief for the St. John’s Fire District. Deputy Chief Walz brings over 25 years of fire service experience to the area. …

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Apr 26 2013

What’s So Special About Sprinkler Systems?

By Battalion Chief Chad Kelly Sprinkler systems for fire suppression have been around since the early 1800s. Sprinkler systems come from early experimentation of fire suppression in England. One such system consisted of a perforated pipe that did not contain water. Strings attached to weights controlled the water flow. When the strings in the structure …

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Apr 10 2013

Fire Extinguisher Safety

Here in the St. John’s Fire District we all take fire safety in our homes very seriously. There are many ways we do this such as checking our smoke alarms monthly, changing the smoke alarm battery twice a year, and practicing with our family how to escape from our home during a fire and where …

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Mar 01 2013

Do Your Part to Help Safety Personnel

By Battalion Chief James Ghi A few months ago I wrote an article on the importance of homes displaying address numbers properly. As a reminder the address numbers for your home need to be visible from the street. If your home is more than 50 feet from the main road, or is obstructed by trees, …

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Feb 26 2013

Top Honors

By Olivia French Congratulations to Charleston Collegiate School’s 2nd Quarter Honor Roll students! 4th Grade: Caelan Crow, Ryan Duffy, Kelsey Hay, Ella Kindt and Lazo Kirages 5th Grade: Candler Fontaine, Jack Jones, Andie Mancusi-Ungaro, Tyler Pottichen, Reed Reynolds and Skyler Warf 6th Grade: Elvin Chateauvert and Molly Corcoran 7th Grade: Jacob Bryson, Brinley Frank, Cameron Hay, Will …

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