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    Thanksgiving Safety

    As you plan your Thanksgiving meal, make safety a priority in your kitchen! Keep your holiday dinner delicious and safe with the following tips.

  • Choking Prevention

    Children can easily choke on food and everyday objects. Learn simple tips to keep children safe.

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    Front Street Incident

    On November 1, 2017 at 1730 hours, Engine 11 responded to a vegetation fire reported at the corner of Burbank Boulevard and Front Street.

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    Hazardous Materials Incident

    On October 31, 2017 at 2350 hours, a full structure response was dispatched to Empire Avenue for a reported smoke inside a structure.

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    Fires in Northern California

    The Burbank Fire Department recently sent two fire engines, along with three others from Glendale and Pasadena, as part of a strike team to assist with the Central Lake Napa Unit Complex fires in the Napa region of Northern California.

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    Hurricane Maria Disaster Relief

    On September 24, Battalion Chief John Owings responded to Puerto Rico as a Division Supervisor on Southern California Incident Management Team 2. The Team assisted FEMA with Hurricane Maria disaster relief for 16 days.

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    Halloween Safety

    Children love the costumes, treats and friendly frights of Halloween. Ensure kids have a fun and safe holiday by following these recommended tips.

  • Stop the Bleed

    The Stop the Bleed campaign encourages bystanders to become trained to help a person with life-threatening bleeding.

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    Fire Chief Tom Lenahan to Retire

    Burbank Fire Chief Tom Lenahan has announced that he will retire from the City on December 28, 2017, and become Fire Chief of the Hollywood-Burbank Airport in January 2018.

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    Flu Season

    Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. You have the power to protect yourself and your family this season with these three actions to fight flu.

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    Fire Prevention Week

    In support of Fire Prevention Week, the Burbank Fire Department will be hosting an information booth on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m at Palm Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard.

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    Hepatitis A Update

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has declared an outbreak of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) among populations who are homeless and/or use illicit (injection and non-injection) drugs.

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    Plane Down

    On September 22, 2017 at 2156 hours, the Burbank Fire Department was dispatched to the Hollywood Burbank Airport then rerouted to a plane crash at Glenoaks Boulevard and Allen Avenue in the City of Glendale.

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    Fire Extinguishers

    Fire extinguishers are helpful for immediate use on small fires.

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    Carbon Monoxide Safety

    Are carbon monoxide (CO) alarms installed and maintained in your home?

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    Car Seat Safety

    Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States. Car seats can make all the difference.

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    La Tuna Fire

    The Burbank Fire Department greatly appreciates the community’s support during the La Tuna Fire incident.

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    National Preparedness Month

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    Cooling Centers

    The City encourages residents to seek relief from the extreme heat by visiting the Buena Vista Library. Indoor attractions such as the Burbank Town Center Mall and local movie theaters also offer temperature-controlled environments.

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    Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup

    Do you have items that are too toxic to trash? The Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup will occur on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center (1845 Ontario Street, Burbank, CA 91504).