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It only takes one storm hitting our area to cause a disaster, regardless of the overall activity predicted in the seasonal outlook. Therefore, residents, businesses, and government agencies of coastal and near-coastal regions are urged to prepare every hurricane season regardless of this, or any other, seasonal outlook.
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.
As the school year winds down, young people are looking forward to the summer. But as teens prepare for proms, graduations, vacations, and road trips, it's important to keep safety in mind. The North Babylon Fire Company wants to take this time to provide some driving-safety tips for you to share with your sons and daughters who may be attending prom and/or graduation in the coming weeks.
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)
At 22:28 hrs the North Babylon Fire Company was alerted by Babylon Central Fire Alarm of a reported basement fire on Young Street.
Upon the arrival of 2nd Assistant Chief James Harrington the report of smoke showing was given to all responding units. 3rd Assistant Chief Brian Cullen gave the initial size up report to Chief Harrington that there was a active fire and a working fire was transmitted. ... (Full Story & Photos)
As daylight savings time begins on Sunday, March 8, 2015, 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.