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  • Stop the Bleed

    The Stop the Bleed campaign encourages bystanders to become trained to help a person with life-threatening bleeding.

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    Fire Chief Tom Lenahan to Retire

    Burbank Fire Chief Tom Lenahan has announced that he will retire from the City on December 28, 2017, and become Fire Chief of the Hollywood-Burbank Airport in January 2018.

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    Flu Season

    Flu is a serious contagious disease that can lead to hospitalization and even death. You have the power to protect yourself and your family this season with these three actions to fight flu.

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    Fire Prevention Week

    In support of Fire Prevention Week, the Burbank Fire Department will be hosting an information booth on Wednesday, October 11 and Thursday, October 12, 2017 from 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m at Palm Avenue and San Fernando Boulevard.

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    Hepatitis A Update

    The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health (DPH) has declared an outbreak of Hepatitis A virus (HAV) among populations who are homeless and/or use illicit (injection and non-injection) drugs.

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    Plane Down

    On September 22, 2017 at 2156 hours, the Burbank Fire Department was dispatched to the Hollywood Burbank Airport then rerouted to a plane crash at Glenoaks Boulevard and Allen Avenue in the City of Glendale.

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    Fire Extinguishers

    Fire extinguishers are helpful for immediate use on small fires.

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    Carbon Monoxide Safety

    Are carbon monoxide (CO) alarms installed and maintained in your home?

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    Car Seat Safety

    Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the United States. Car seats can make all the difference.

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    La Tuna Fire

    The Burbank Fire Department greatly appreciates the community’s support during the La Tuna Fire incident.

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    National Preparedness Month

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    Cooling Centers

    The City encourages residents to seek relief from the extreme heat by visiting the Buena Vista Library. Indoor attractions such as the Burbank Town Center Mall and local movie theaters also offer temperature-controlled environments.

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    Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup

    Do you have items that are too toxic to trash? The Household Hazardous Waste and E-Waste Roundup will occur on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm at the Burbank Fire Department Training Center (1845 Ontario Street, Burbank, CA 91504).

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    Metrolink Train vs. Vehicle Traffic Collision

    On August 22, 2017 at 1814 hours, a full rescue response was dispatched to a train vs. vehicle traffic collision at the intersection of Buena Vista Street and Vanowen Street.

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    Rattlesnake Safety

    Generally not aggressive, rattlesnakes will likely retreat if given room or not deliberately threatened.

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    Fall 2017 CERT Class

    The Burbank Fire Department offers a Fall 2017 Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) Class to educate and prepare the public for potential emergencies.

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    Home Fire Sprinklers

    The Burbank Fire Department wants the community to know that home fire sprinklers save lives and property. In a fire, sprinklers quickly control heat and smoke.

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    Child Heatstroke in Cars

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    Wildwood Canyon Fire

    On July 26, 2017 at 1551 hours, a full brush response was dispatched to a reported brush fire on Wildwood Canyon Road at the Burbank Police Department Range.