Caledon Fire Media Centre
Posted on Friday, November 18, 2016 11:15 AM
Town of Caledon Fire & Emergency Services would like to advise the public that Health Canadahas issued a recall which involves the Kidde NightHawk talking combo smoke/CO Alarm KN-COSM-IBCA and KN-COSM-ICA models with manufacture dates between June 1, 2004 and March 2011. The alarms are hard-wired into a home's electric power.
The alarms are white, round and measure about 5 to 6 inches in diameter. "Kidde" is engraved on the front of the alarm. "Kidde", the model number and manufacture dates are...
Posted on Thursday, November 03, 2016 12:30 PM
Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is teaming up again this year in support of Caledon Community Services’ Santa Fund program at the Exchange in Bolton.
The goal of the third annual partnership between the Exchange and Caledon Fire and Emergency Services Food amd Toy Drive is to help ensure that all families and kids have a good Christmas and holiday season.
Please note: gifts for girls and boys between the ages of 10 and 15 years old are in high demand.
There are three locations to drop off your non-perishable...
Posted on Wednesday, November 02, 2016 09:30 AM
Clocks will fall back one hour at 2 a.m. on Sunday, November 6 and Town of Caledon Fire and Emergency Services is recommending that residents install new batteries in their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms when they change their clocks.
“In order for smoke and carbon monoxide alarms to do their job, they need to have working batteries,” explained Acting Fire Chief Darryl Bailey. “Twice a year, old batteries should be replaced with new batteries. When you change your clocks on November 6, Caledon...
Posted on Monday, October 31, 2016 04:15 AM
Beat the Silent Killer: Prevent CO in Your Home
Ontario’s Carbon Monoxide Awareness Week runs from November 1 to 7, and Caledon Fire and Emergency Services reminds you to prevent carbon monoxide (CO) in your home by getting all fuel-burning appliances inspected annually.
“In Ontario, more than 80% of injuries and deaths from CO occur in the home,” said Acting Fire Chief Darryl Bailey. “We want to make sure everyone is safe from CO. Get all fuel-burning appliances inspected by a registered contractor.” ...
Posted on Monday, October 03, 2016 12:00 PM
Every smoke alarm has an expiration date
Caledon Fire and Emergency Services (caledon.ca/fire) urges all Caledon residents to know how old their smoke alarms are, and to replace them every 10 years.
Does your home have a working smoke alarm? Do you know how old your smoke alarms are? If you’re like most people, you’re probably not so sure.
A recent survey conducted by National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA) revealed that only a small percentage of people know how old their smoke alarms are, or how...