Did you know? Thanksgiving is the leading day of the year for home fires. The kitchen is the heart of the home, especially at Thanksgiving. Kids love to be involved in holiday preparations. Safety in the kitchen is important, especially on Thanksgiving Day when there is a lot of activity and people at home.
Here are some important tips to keep the holiday safe. • Stay in the kitchen when you are ... (Full Story & Photos)
The Antioch Fire Department Public Education team led by Firefighter Paramedic Jamie White spent fire prevention week in the schools teaching the kids about fire safety. Pictures below captured the fun at Hillcrest Elementary, Grass lake School, and St. Peters School. See you again next year!... (Full Story & Photos)
With temperatures taking a dip, it's time to face the big monster in the basement. Furnaces need a little attention before it's all systems go. Here are five things homeowners should do before the turning the heat on:
1. Test your thermostat and replace batteries Before it gets really cold, turn up your thermostat and listen to make sure your boiler or furnace turns on. If you have a more modern ... (Full Story & Photos)
Since Squad 212 went in service recently, the training division has created several opportunities for our members to sharpen their skills with our extrication tools. On Saturday August 22nd, the crews worked with the jaws to test their ability to work wih precision as pictured. Using the jaws, a single piece is removed from the cribbing pile. Last evening, the 25th members of the Antioch Fire Department ... (Full Story & Photos)