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Burn Institute Update


 I'm pleased to share that Camp Beyond the Scars was a tremendous success! We had 34 campers, plus 6 Leaders in Training enjoy a week of summer fun in a new venue. The Palomar Mountain site was very rustic and alpine. Yes, we had a few bug bites, and the fish were difficult to catch, but we were happy to have secured the facility and their sta...

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Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby


​SAN DIEGO— The Firefighter's Advisory Council's Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby presented by San Diego City Fire Fighters Local 145 is back again with exhilarating firefighting demonstrations and the crowd favorite, Firefighter Demo Derby! This year's event will take place on Saturday, June 1 from 11am to 6pm at the San Die...

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What are scalds? A scald is a burn caused by hot liquid, food or steam. Over 60% of all burns to young children are scalds. The main causes are: Hot beverages or foodHot bath waterCooking accident         How can you prevent a scald injury? Follow these simple household modifications to prevent an injury: Use back burners when cooking and turn pot handles toward the backAlways use a travel coffee mug with a lid when a child is presentCreate a 3 ft. kids free zone around the s...

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IAFF 100th Anniversary Congratulations


Congratulations on 100 years of service and dedication!The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is grateful for your commitment to saving lives in communities across America. For a century, you have been there whenever and wherever families needed you — including thousands of families living with muscular dystrophy, ALS and life-threatening diseases.We are so proud to have partners like you who are tirelessly committed to our cause and families. But don’t just take it from us — our families want...

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