Stay Safe during Holiday Cooking

The holday season is the perfect time to do a lot of cooking for both parties with friends and dinners with family. Did you know, however, that the single greatest cause of house fires is cooking? Do something to protect yourself this holiday season and educate yourself on the top ten ways to stay safe…… Continue reading Stay Safe during Holiday Cooking

Delaware Flash Mob

The American Red Cross partnered with Delaware County firefighters in a “flash mob” to kickoff Fire Prevention week. This kickoff occurred Friday evening October 4. Fire prevention week lasted from October 6 through October 12 this year. Chief John Donahue led more than 200 people singing and dancing to showcase the importance of Red Cross…… Continue reading Delaware Flash Mob

Wildfires in Arizona

Photo courtesy of NY Daily News Over the weekend, a wildfire occurred north of Phoenix, Arizona, burning thousands of acres and taking the lives of 19 firefighters. The Grand Canyon Chapter of the Red Cross has opened two shelters for evacuees and is providing food, water, and mental health support. A shelter is still open…… Continue reading Wildfires in Arizona

Enjoy a Safe Thanksgiving!

The kitchen is the place where family and friends love to gather, but it is also the setting of more fires than any other room in the house. Cooking is the number one cause of home fires in this country and during the holidays, the American Red Cross wants everyone to be aware of steps…… Continue reading Enjoy a Safe Thanksgiving!