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As daylight savings time ends on Sunday, November 2, 2014 The North Babylon Fire Company is reminding residents to make another change that could save your life — change the batteries in your smoke detectors and carbon monoxide alarms. Fire officials suggest the time-change is a perfect time to test all smoke alarms and replace batteries to ensure they are in proper working order.
It has been 13 years since the horrific attack on our Country on September 11, 2001, where thousands of innocent lives were lost.
On Thursday, September 11, 2014 the 13th anniversary of this tragedy the North Babylon Vol. Fire Company will join other local fire departments and dignitaries to participate in a Memorial Service at Cedar beach on the Ocean Parkway at 7:00 pm.
On Wednesday, August 13, 2014 at approximately 5:00am the North Babylon Vol. Fire Company was alerted to a high water rescue on the westbound Southern State Parkway. En route, units were advised by Babylon Central Fire Alarm dispatch they had multiple vehicles stuck in rising water between exits 38 and 39 with people trapped. Upon the arrival of engine 1-8-4 under the command of Lieutenant Tim Harrington ... (Full Story & Photos)
On Tuesday, July 29, 2014 the North Babylon Fire Company under command of First Assistant Chief Cabano responded to a motor vehicle accident with a reported overturn with people trapped. The driver of a Toyota Corolla hit a parked Nissan Altima causing the Toyota to overturn onto it's side trapping the driver. Heavy rescue 1-8-15 and ladder 1-8-6 put multiple tools into operation to remove the roof ... (Full Story & Photos)
Pool Safety Did You Know? • Ten people die from drowning each day in the United States. • Many children drown in backyard swimming pools and in small kiddie pools. • Children between ages one and four are most at risk for drowning. • Most young children who drown have been out of their parent's sight for less than five minutes. • Three out of ten deaths in children aged one to four are caused by drowning. • ... (Full Story & Photos)
Tips for Preventing Heat-Related Illness The best defense is prevention. Here are some prevention tips:
•Drink more fluids (nonalcoholic), regardless of your activity level. Don't wait until you're thirsty to drink. Warning: If your doctor generally limits the amount of fluid you drink or has you on water pills, ask him how much you should drink while the weather is hot.