Category Archives: Safety and Security

Fire Extinquisher Recall

Kidde recalled approximately 40 million fire extinguishers produced between 1973 and 2017. Consumers with these plastic handled extinguishers are eligible for a free replacement extinguisher from Kidde. Below is information provided by the CPSC: https://www.cpsc.gov/Recalls/2017/kidde-recalls-fire-extinguishers-with-plastic-handles-due-to-failure-to-discharge http://abcnews.go.com/US/38-million-fire-extinguishers-recalled/story?id=50872521 Description: This recall involves two styles of Kidde fire extinguishers: plastic handle fire extinguishers and push-button Pindicator fire extinguishers.… Read More »

Northville Women’s Club Meeting

The next meeting of the Northville Women’s Club will be held on Friday, November 20th at 1:30 PM.   Come join us and help us celebrate 125 years in Northville! A representative from the Northville Police Department will present FINANCIAL CRIMES AND IDENTITY THEFT. The meeting is held at the First United Methodist Church on Eight Mile… Read More »

Fire Prevention Week

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme, “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” stresses the importance of developing a home-escape plan and practicing it. A home escape plan includes working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in every bedroom, and near all sleeping areas.  It also includes two ways out of every room,… Read More »

Look Out For Credit Card Skimmers

The current issue of the Michigan State Police Community Bulletin offers these valuable tips: Credit card skimmers are continuing to be found at gas stations across the state. The illegal placement of the skimmers puts your credit card information at risk of being stolen. To lessen your chance of becoming victim of a credit card… Read More »

Dryer Vents

We have run articles about the importance of cleaning your dryer vents in the past but it is certainly worth repeating as in-attention causes over 15,000 fires annually which is especially troubling since we share a wall with our neighbors. Lint is moist and like a snowball, the longer it rolls the bigger it gets.   Given the lengths… Read More »

Eliminating the Risk of Holiday Fires

The following was reprinted from the Michigan State Police December Community Newsletter: While the holidays are a time for celebration and gathering together with family and friends, the Michigan State Police wants to remind residents that the holidays also pose heightened risks of fire.Contributing factors to the risk of fire include an increase in cooking,… Read More »

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month

The following article is reprinted from the Michigan State Police October, 2016 Bulletin: In recognition of October as Cyber Security Awareness Month, the MSP encourages Michiganders to be vigilant about their cyber security practices and to learn how to keep their personal information safe on the web. According to the FBI Internet Crime Complaint Center,… Read More »