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  • Firefighters urge kitchen caution on Thanksgiving

    ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Firefighters are urging people to be careful in the kitchen this Thanksgiving. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York has issued a holiday reminder that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires. With Thanksgiving on Thursday, the group reminds New Yorkers to stay in the kitchen… Read More

  • Firefighters urge kitchen caution on Thanksgiving

    ALBANY, N.Y. — Firefighters are urging people to be careful in the kitchen this Thanksgiving. The Firemen’s Association of the State of New York has issued a holiday reminder that cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires. With Thanksgiving on Thursday, the group reminds New Yorkers to stay in the kitchen while… Read More

  • Small fireworks to be legal in N.Y.

    ALBANY – New York has legalized small fireworks, including sparklers, to be available during certain periods of the year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had twice vetoed similar legislation, warning of the safety risks. But Cuomo signed a modified bill into law late Friday after some changes by the bill’s sponsors. The law will ban the sale… Read More

  • With exceptions, sparklers OK’d by NY

    ALBANY – New York has legalized small fireworks, including sparklers, to be available during certain periods of the year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had twice vetoed similar legislation, warning of the safety risks. But Cuomo signed a modified bill into law late Friday after some changes by the bill’s sponsors. The law will ban the sale… Read More

  • With exceptions, sparklers OK’d by NY

    ALBANY – New York has legalized small fireworks, including sparklers, to be available during certain periods of the year. Gov. Andrew Cuomo had twice vetoed similar legislation, warning of the safety risks. But Cuomo signed a modified bill into law late Friday after some changes by the bill’s sponsors. The law will ban the sale… Read More

  • FASNY Offers Advice to Ensure a Safe & Happy Thanksgiving

    Follow these simple steps and enjoy a safe holiday. Albany, NY – November 24th, 2014 – Cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires throughout the country. With firefighters responding to three-times as many emergencies during Thanksgiving, the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) is providing the following safety guidelines… Read More

  • Smoke Detector Giveaway, for a few words

    Essay contest has detectors as prizes Firefighters have an extra suggestion as we end Daylight Saving Time:  in addition to setting your clocks back, take a minute to change the batteries in your lifesaving devices, including smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. On Weekend Today in Central NY on Saturday morning,  Assistant Chief Rick Nemier, from… Read More

  • Check batteries in smoke, carbon monoxide detectors when changing clocks

    (WKTV) - Daylight saving time ends Sunday, and while that means an extra hour of sleep, it’s also a good time to check your batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors. The Fireman’s Association of the State of New York wants to remind residents to check your life-saving devices. Officials say 2/3 of all fire… Read More

  • Firefighters: Check your smoke, CO detector batteries

    HALFMOON – As we prepare to set our clocks back an hour this weekend and get that extra hour of sleep, local and state firefighters are reminding everyone to make sure your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are working properly. “This can save your life,” said Gigi Lubin, Home Safety Expert with FirstAlert. “You have… Read More

  • When We Fall Back… Make Sure to Check Smoke & CO Detectors

    Long Island, NY – October 27, 2014 – As Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday, November 2nd at 2:00 A.M., the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) urges all New Yorkers to check their smoke and carbon monoxide detectors to ensure that they are functioning properly. FASNY recommends cleaning all detectors to… Read More

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