Harris County Commissioners' Court Approves Burn Ban Today, the Harris County Commissioners' Court approved a Burn Ban in response to an increased threat of wildfires across unincorporated Harris County. There are now 171 Texas counties with burn bans, including Harris, Galveston, Waller, Fort Bend, Brazoria and Liberty counties. No outdoor burning is allowed except: in [...]
High Rise Apartment and Condominium Fire Safety In November, USFA is sharing new social media cards and a downloadable and customizable infographic to remind people about fire safety in high rise apartments and condominiums. There are unique safety concerns for people living in these buildings. In the first nine months of 2020, the U.S. media [...]
1. HANDS Wash them often 2. ELBOW Cough into it 3. FACE Don't touch it 4. FEET Stay more than 3ft apart 5. FEEL sick? Stay home For more information visit the WHO and CDC websites: https://www.who.int/emergencies/diseases/novel-coronavirus-2019/advice-for-public https://www.cdc.gov/.
Everyday Steps, Steps When Someone is Sick, and Considerations for Employers Clean Clean surfaces using soap and water. Practice routine cleaning of frequently touched surfaces. High touch surfaces include: Tables, doorknobs, light switches, countertops, handles, desks, phones, keyboards, toilets, faucets, sinks, etc. Disinfect Clean the area or item with soap and water or another detergent [...]
Sheldon Community Fire & Rescue welcomes your interest in joining our duty crew team. Our department requires the following minimums to be considered for employment. You must have: Texas Commission on Fire Protection – Basic Certified Firefighter Certificate Texas Department of Health – License to practice EMT-B or higher Valid Texas Driver’s License – [...]
Our crews have stayed pretty busy the last 72 hrs. Beginning with the KMCO Fire on 4/2/19. Since then we have ran 3 more fires. We had an Apartment Fire in district. Thanks Channelview Fire Department for assisting us with the apartment fire. Luckily the sprinkler system extinguished the fire before our arrival. We then [...]