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PREVENTING CARBON MONOXIDE POISONING

• Service all heating systems and all gas-, oil- or coal-burning appliances by a technician annually.

• Install a battery-operated and electric-powered carbon monoxide detector in your home and check or replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. If the detector sounds, leave your home immediately and call 911.

• Contact a doctor if you believe you have carbon monoxide poisoning.

• Do not use gas-powered devices such as a generator, grill or stove inside your home, basement or near a near a window or door. Generators should be operated more than 15 feet from the home.

• Do not run any gas-powered motor inside a closed structure, such as a garage.

• Do not heat a home with a gas oven.

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Hills hiring new firefighters
Posted On: May 13, 2017

Anyone who's wanted to be a firefighter has a chance now in Farmington Hills.

The Farmington Hills Fire Department hosts an informational meeting 7 p.m., Wednesday, June 21, at Farmington Hills Fire Station #5, located at 31455 W. Eleven Mile Road (at the southwest corner of Eleven Mile and Orchard Lake Roads on the Farmington Hills City Hall campus).

The Farmington Hills Fire Department is seeking candidates for the position of paid-on-call fire fighter. This is a part-time, paid position within the department officials say offers many rewards.

Paid-on-call fire fighters typically respond to emergencies in the evenings and on weekends. Once trained, they are part of the highly acclaimed Farmington Hills Fire Department and will respond to medical emergencies, extinguish fires, participate in fire prevention activities, receive continuous training, and enjoy the personal satisfaction that comes from helping others in the community.

For more information, contact the Farmington Hills Fire Department at 248-871-2800 or Fire Captain James Donovan at 248-331-7337.

Farmington Hills fire fighters recently participated in a live training burn exercise to practice firefighting techniques and strategies learned in the classroom.(Photo: Courtesy City of Farmington Hills)


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