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No Caption Flash Flood Safety

Commissioner Steven Freeman, September 22

According to the National Weather Service, “It takes just 12 inches of rushing water to carry away a small car, while 2 feet of rushing water can carry away most vehicles.” With late spring into summer being the prime time for flash flooding in the United States, this article will take a look at some expert tips to help you stay safe during one of Mother Nature’s most dangerous situations.

Check ... (Full Story & Photos)

MVA Garden State Parkway

Commissioner Steven Freeman, August 04

At 10:47 on August 4th, District 11 was dispatched to a reported motor vehicle accident on the Garden State Parkway Southbound at milepost 132.7. Upon arrival, they had a one car motor vehicle accident. The vehicle hit the shoulder guardrail and a concrete pad with bollards behind a sign support. Chief Malheiro arrived on the scene and checked the occupant of the vehicle for any injuries. Rescue ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Commissioner Steven Freeman, July 06

Heat Illness: Symptoms and Prevention

Heat-Related Disorders

Heat stroke occurs when the body no longer sweats and body temperature reaches dangerous levels. Symptoms of heat stroke include:
Dry, hot reddish skin and lack of sweating
High body temperature
Strong, rapid pulse
Slurred speech

Heat exhaustion is the body’s response to the loss of water and salt, typically through sweating. ... (Full Story & Photos)

Safe Handling of Fireworks

Commissioner Steven Freeman, July 02

Every year, about 13,000 people are treated for injuries in hospital emergency departments due to the mishandling of live, misfired and waste consumer fireworks (CPSC Fireworks Information Center). In addition, fires resulting from fireworks cause over $20 million in direct property damage (NFPA).


Hand-held sparklers burn at 1,200 F. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Commissioner Steven Freeman, June 21

Sparkler and Fireworks Safety

Fireworks cause over 19,000 fires every year. Take the proper precautions when operating fireworks.
• Never disassemble or try to make your own fireworks.
• Don't point sparklers, or fireworks at yourself or others, especially when lighting them.
• Only light fireworks on the ground and in areas that are dry and fire-resistant.
• Don't attempt to ignite fireworks at ... (Full Story & Photos)

Safety Tips for Devices with Lithium-Ion Batteries

Commissioner Steven Freeman, June 21

Lithium-Ion batteries are used in various devices. These batteries are commonly used in cell phones, laptops, tablets, electric cars, and scooters. Lithium-ion batteries store a large amount of energy and can pose a threat if not treated properly. Like any product, a small number of these batteries are defective. They can overheat, catch fire, or explode.

If using any devices powered by lithium-ion ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Commissioner Steven Freeman, May 25


* Be well rested and alert, use your seat belts, observe speed limits and follow the rules of the road.

* If you plan on drinking alcohol, designate a driver who won’t drink.

* Give your full attention to the road. Avoid distractions such as cell phones.

* Use caution in work zones. There are lots of construction projects underway on the highways.

* Don’t follow other vehicles ... (Full Story & Photos)

Preparing for Electric Vehicle Fires

Commissioner Steven Freeman, May 24

The Iselin Chemical Hook and Ladder Volunteer Fire Company is proactive in preparing for electric Vehicle (EV) fires with three innovative product.

Emergency Plug - Firefighter inserts the Emergency-plug in the charging socket of the Electric Vehicle. The Emergency Plug will communicate with the car’s software by making the car think it is being charged. As a result of this, it will not be possible ... (Full Story & Photos)

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