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Quantico Court Apartment Fire

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue On Sunday, April 8, at 11:25 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a multi-family complex, Quantico Court Apartments, located in the 19000 block of Fuller Heights Road in Quantico. Upon arrival, firefighters discovered a fire in a first floor apartment with an injured citizen. The injured citizen sustained …

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Carbon Monoxide Poisoning – Are You at Risk?

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue Carbon monoxide (CO) is often referred to as the “silent killer” because the gas is odorless and colorless. Each year, in the U.S., hundreds of people die and thousands become ill from CO poisoning. CO is a by-product of incomplete combustion; sources include generators, furnaces, stoves, water heaters, and fireplaces. Symptoms of CO Poisoning CO …

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Misty Ridge Drive Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue On, Friday, December 16, at 9:20 a. m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single-family home located in the 4200 block of Misty Ridge Drive in Haymarket. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews observed fire in the chimney with extension to the home’s exterior. As fire …

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Burn Injuries are Preventable -– Be Burn Aware

Provided by Prince William Fire & Rescue Prince William County Department of Fire and Rescue has joined forces with the American Burn Association, International Association of Firefighters, International Association of Fire Chiefs, Safe Kids Worldwide and the Federation of Burn Foundations for Burn Awareness Week, February 1 – 7, 2016, a public safety campaign providing information relating to scald burns in an effort to …

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Ice Recreation – Area Waters Unsafe

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue Although an attractive place to play, frozen ponds, lakes, rivers, and streams present unusual risks to everyone, including the rescuers challenged with attempting to rescue them. The climatology in this area of the country rarely produces ice of the quality and thickness necessary for safe outdoor recreation. And there are also other unseen factors that …

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December is Safe Toys & Gift Month – Choose Wisely

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue During this time of the year, children become excited in anticipation of the toys they’ll receive from Santa, friends and family. Yet if not properly selected, the toys chosen may cause injury, even death. In 2014, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) (www.cpsc.gov) conducted a toy injury report which stated an estimated 251,800 toy-related injuries were …

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Thoroughfare Road Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue On Saturday, November 14th, at approximately 3:30 a.m., fire and rescue crews were dispatched to a structure fire in a single-family home located in the 15500 block of Thoroughfare Road in Haymarket. Upon arrival fire and rescue crews observed fire on the front of the home. Firefighters commenced suppression and extinguishment of the fire while …

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Sharon Road Fire Incident

Provided by Prince William County Fire & Rescue On Sunday, November 8, at approximately 5:30 p.m., fire and rescue units were dispatched to a structure fire in a single-family home located in the 18300 block of Sharon Road in Triangle. Upon arrival, fire and rescue crews were informed the home was vacant. Firefighters commenced defensive operations to extinguish the flames that had fully …

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