Focus on safety should be first and foremost.
Information is provided by the Frontenac Fire Department. Focus on Fire Safety: Grilling and Campfires Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to outdoor cooking and recreational fires. Annually, there are almost 3,800 Americans injured by gas or charcoal grill fires. (Source: CPSC) Summertime should be a time of fun and making happy memories. Knowing a few fire safety tips and following safety instructions will help everyone have a safe summer. Safety Tips for Grilling and Campfires
The story of a Texas teacher who saved a student's life got editor James Baer thinking.
A Dallas school teacher performed life-saving CPR on a 12-year-old with a heart arthemia. Ladue-Frontenac Patch checked with local law enforcements, schools and churches to find out how ready they are for heart-related emergencies. Ladue Ladue Fire Chief Eric Hinson says his community of 8,000 residents can rest easy. "They key to saving lives is to have a person with a heart incident having help within 4-5 minutes," Hinson explained. "We have automatic external defibrillators (AEDs) on all our fire trucks and in our police cars. Nearly all our firemen are paramedics now and they have all been trained to use this equipment." Frontenac Jack Trout, chief of the Frontenac Fire Department and a 33-year veteran, said his department is also …