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Sunday, February 5, 2023

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 – What do you know about NEMA?

Looking for a way to give back in 2023? Did you know that the City of Naperville has an Emergency Management Agency? The agency...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Dispose of hot ashes properly

Each year, the Naperville Fire Department responds to fires that are caused by improper disposal of hot ashes from fireplaces, wood stoves, grills or...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Be prepared for winter

Winter is coming and for homeowners this means being prepared for the utmost extremes; the frightful and the delightful! Over the holidays and winter months...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Fall safety risks

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 – Prepare, practice and prevent for public safety

It’s hard to believe that fall is right around the corner! And the thing we look most forward to is opening our doors in...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – From block parties to parades and more

It’s that time of the year when we get lots of requests for block parties and parades. Parades – The parade coordinator will designate two...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Naperville Fire Department is hiring

The City of Naperville, Illinois, is a dynamic community of approximately 150,000 residents, located 28 miles west of Chicago. Money Magazine named Naperville the...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Fire safety tips for June, July and August

I think it’s safe to say that summer is here! With the better weather, comes bonfires and more outdoor activities. Because of this I think...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Child water safety

As the calendar and weather are transitioning toward summer, it’s the time of the year to talk about accidental drowning and how to prevent...

Fire Prevention 24-7 – Spring cleaning FACTS and more FACTS

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