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Chad Atwood

Fire tips: Be safe with smoke alarms

One simple thing that we can all do to improve our level of fire safety at home is to make sure we have working smoke alarms. Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire safety plan.

Chad Atwood

Fire tips: Protect against carbon monoxide dangers

One challenge we all face from time to time is power outages. During these outages, many people rely on portable generators to provide temporary power without understanding the dangers they can pose. The exhaust created by generators contains carbon monoxide (CO), a potentially lethal gas. Carbon monoxide can be poisonous in small amounts over a long period of time or in large amounts over a short period of time.

Chad Atwood

Fire safety tips for businesses

The town of Ridgeland’s fire department strives to give you the best fire protection services through our fire prevention programs.

Chad Atwood is the town of Ridgeland’s fire marshal