NOW:53217:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
57°
H 57° L 50°
Cloudy | 6MPH

North Shore Communities Were Able To “Keep The Wreaths Red” This Holiday Season!

Jan. 14, 2010

North Shore Communities Were Able To “Keep The Wreaths Red” This Holiday Season!

 

This holiday season we celebrated the 29th year anniversary of Illinois Fire Chiefs Association’s (IFCA) adopted “Keep the Wreath Red” Program. All seven (7) of the North Shore communities were successful in preventing holiday decoration related fires and therefore were able to “Keep Their Wreaths Red.” We did not have a single fire as a result of a holiday decoration!

 

Annually the “Keep the Wreath Red” Program is endorsed by the IFCA Board of Directors to alert residents of fires caused by holiday decorations. Each year a few more departments participate in this program.

 

The “Keep the Wreath Red” Program is a visual reminder to citizens to take additional safety precautions during the holiday season to make this a safe and happy holiday season.

 

In 1996, the North Shore Fire Department joined fire departments around the country in the "Keep the Wreath Red" program.

 

As the holiday season begins, each fire station in the North Shore places in public view a holiday wreath decorated with red bulbs. The wreaths are illuminated constantly. If a fire is directly caused by holiday decorations, one red bulb will be changed to a white bulb.

 

On behalf of the entire North Shore Fire Department, thank you for taking the necessary precautions during this holiday season to prevent holiday decoration related fires and in helping us to "Keep The Wreaths Red!"

 

Questions or comments can be directed to the North Shore Fire Department Public Education Office at 414-228-0292 or jglanz@nsfire.org.

 

www.nsfire.org

 

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Hassless Mattress opens 4 worker-less retail outlets 9/17

» Mequon named top K-12 district in state 9/16

» Brown Deer trustees approve Lighthouse project 9/15

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 12 9/12

» Banks delivers big run as Greenfield rallies 9/12

» Four-story assisted living center moves forward in Brown Deer 9/9

» Preps football photos of the week: Sept. 5 9/7

» Germantown football team rallies to beat Bay 9/6

» Despite another Herculean effort from Brown Deer's Baun, Rockets win thriller 9/6

» St. Monica to host car wash 9/5

» Upscale barber Groom will expand to Shorewood 9/3

» Poll: Will Whitefish Bay or Germantown win in Week 3 matchup? 9/2

» Preps football photos of the week: Aug. 29 8/29

» The social media story of Homestead at Arrowhead football 8/29

» Allen leads Homestead football team to 24-20 victory over Arrowhead 8/28

» Bay boys soccer team opens NSC defense with 3-0 win over GT 8/26

» Reward offered in search for suspect in Mequon heroin dealing 8/26

» Poll: Will Homestead or Arrowhead win in Week 2 matchup? 8/26

» Shorewood man accused of voter fraud pleads insanity 8/25

» Shorewood man charged with illegal voting enters insanity plea 8/25

» Bus driver dies after medical episode 8/25

» New option emerges for Estabrook Dam problems 8/24

» Whitefish Bay hands Lancers, Kennedy opening-night defeat 8/22

» Preps football photos of the week: Aug. 22 8/22

» Whitefish Bay leads state in ACT scores 8/21

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals

Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Milwaukee's Best Discounts & Deals