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Tue. Feb 5th 2013
Tokim Drive Grass Fire

Mutual Aid With Marble Falls VFD  

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Fri. Feb 3rd 2012
Look Out Mountain West Controlled Burn

Granite Shoals Fire Department assisted the Lookout Mountin West Subdivison in a safety stand-by while the proberty managers ...

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Tue. Sep 6th 2011
Pedernales Falls Fire

from : Fox News Austin Texas The fire near Spicewood and along the Pedernales River in West Travis County is still burning....

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Thu. Apr 16th 2015
Volunteers Firefighter and Emergency Workers Needed.

It’s an addition to your wardrobe that may not only change your life, but also save the lives of others.The Granite Sho...

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Thu. Jul 3rd 2014
Happy Fourth of July!

Have a Safe and Happy Fourth of July From the Granite Shoals Fire Department. Please Remember the Fireworks are not allowed i...

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Tue. Mar 11th 2014
Burnet County has Lifted the Burn Ban

Burn Ban has been lifted today, 26 May 2014, as of 09:18, by County Judge Donna Klaeger.Granite Shoals Residents must obtain ...

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Nationwide Fire News
This free report looks at after action reviews from major disasters of the past decade to gain insight into lessons learned. It identifies gaps and needs in first responder training and resources and presents solutions that serve to better prepare local-level fire services for all-hazard events and to interact with federal resources. The disasters studied were weather-related events that required responding firefighters to assume duties for which they were unprepared or for situations they never anticipated. Download Operational Lessons Learned in Disaster Response from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov.
From 2010 to 2012, an estimated 25,000 vacant residential building fires were reported to fire departments within the United States each year and caused an estimated 60 deaths, 225 injuries and $777 million in property loss. Our latest topical fire report looks at the characteristics of vacant residential building fires. Download this free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
From 2010 to 2012, an estimated 6,500 one- and two-family residential building fires originating in basements were reported annually by U.S. fire departments. These fires caused an estimated 65 deaths, 400 injuries and $278 million in property damage each year. Our latest topical fire report looks at the characteristics of home basement fires. Download the free report, along with an outreach handout to help prevent basement fires, from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This free report looks at fire and emergency service cultural aspects that contribute to occupational illnesses, injuries and fatalities. It provides a basic understanding of the fire and emergency service culture, identifies individual and organizational behaviors that positively and negatively impact health and safety, and highlights focus areas for change by raising awareness about unsafe practices. Download the National Safety Culture Change Initiative report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov.
The risk from fire is not the same for everyone. In 2011, 3,415 deaths and 17,500 injuries in the U.S. were caused by fires. These casualties were not equally distributed across the U.S. population and the resulting risk of death or injury from fire was more severe for some groups. This topical fire report explores why different segments of society are at a greater risk from fire. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
These reports look at the characteristics of one- and two-family and multifamily home fires using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Sixty-five percent of all residential building fires occurred in one- and two-family homes, while 28 percent occurred in multifamily homes. Download the free reports from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This report looks at firefighter injuries sustained at, responding to or returning from a fire incident, using data reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS). Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
This report addresses the characteristics of home heating fires caused by central heating units, fixed or portable local heating units, fireplaces, heating stoves, chimneys, and water heaters. Download the free report from the U.S. Fire Administration's website at www.usfa.fema.gov/data/statistics/reports.html.
With this toolkit developed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, with assistance from the U.S. Fire Administration, you will learn about the five basic steps to create or enhance a fire safety education program for your community. Whether you are just getting started in fire safety education, or you are a seasoned educator, this toolkit will get you on your way to a successful program.
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Granite Shoals Fire Department
8410 W FM 1431
Granite Shoals, Texas
Non-Emergency: 830-596-8110
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