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Soraya McLaughlin

Soraya McLaughlin is the Naperville Fire Department Community Education Specialist. Contact her via email at mclaughlins@naperville.il.us.

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Spring for safety facts

Although it might not quite feel like it here, it is officially spring. Yay! With the arrival of spring comes blue skies, blooming flowers,...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Naperville launches free, safe and convenient sharps disposal program

Naperville recently launched the Residential Sharps Disposal Program through a grant from the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency (IEPA). By properly disposing of sharps, residents...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Safety tips for lithium-ion batteries

Lithium-ion batteries are increasingly found in devices and systems that the public use or interact with daily. Lithium-ion batteries supply power to many kinds...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Fireproofing inside and out

12 Fire Safety tips will help fireproof your home inside and out during the holiday season. Check Holiday Lights: Inspect holiday lights for frayed...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Cooking safety: tips for preventing home fires and injuries

The smell of fall is in the air and the holiday cooking season is just around the corner. Homes will be filled with the...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Fall fire safety

The months just seem to be flying by. The leaves have begun turning from green to orange, yellow and red, the weather is turning cooler,...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Public Safety Open House

Here we go again with hopes you’ll mark your calendar to attend the thing we look most forward to as the seasons change. We...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – It’s safe to say summer is here

With the better weather comes bonfires and more outdoor activities. Because of this I think it’s important to discuss flammable liquids, as many have...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – NFD Alert! NFD introduces new program

The Naperville Fire Department Division of Community Risk Reduction has established a Temporary Residential Lock Box Program for residents of the City of Naperville....

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Severe weather preparedness month

This month is severe weather preparedness month. Kind of fitting with us having a blizzard one day and seventy degrees the very next. I...

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