Martinsville Firefighters Offer Winter Heating And Holiday Safety Tips

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With colder temperatures just around the corner and holiday decorations up in many households, Martinsville firefighters are providing safety tips to keep residents and their homes more safe and secure. Winter heating safety tips Keep anything that can burn at least three feet away from heating equipment such as the furnace, fireplace, wood stove, or portable space heater. Maintain a …

Fire Officials Warn Residents Of Bogus Solicitation Calls

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Martinsville firefighters not seeking donations for coloring books Martinsville Fire Department officials want residents who may receive calls asking for money to know firefighters are not seeking donations for fire prevention coloring books. According to Deputy Fire Chief Charlie Fraker, Fire Department personnel have not been and are not currently soliciting funds. “All of our fire prevention materials are purchased …

Fire Equipment On Display, Giveaways During Customer Appreciation Night October 6

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Martinsville firefighters will have fire trucks on display, demonstrate fire drills in their fire safety house and give away popcorn and toy helmets during Thursday’s Customer Appreciation Night at the old firehouse at 59 South Jefferson Street. According to Fire Chief Terry Anderson, the Fire Department’s activities in the 5:00 – 9:00 p.m. event are being moved from fire headquarters …

Greene, Fraker Promoted To Fire Department Captains

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Effective July 17, firefighters Kevin Greene and Aaron Fraker were promoted to the rank of captain with their swearing-in ceremony taking place tomorrow, July 22 at 2:00 p.m. at the Martinsville Fire Department. According to Fire Chief Terry Anderson, Greene and Fraker are great team members. “Both Kevin and Aaron bring a new and young perspective to our department and …

Kohl Selects 28-Year Veteran Firefighter Terry Anderson To Lead Fire Department

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Veteran firefighter Charlie Fraker to serve as assistant fire chief Martinsville, Ind. – November 29, 2015 – As her first department head appointment and in line with her promise to bring fresh leadership, renewed strength and innovative ideas to Martinsville, Mayor-Elect Shannon Kohl has chosen Captain Terry Anderson to lead the Fire Department. “Our department heads will serve Martinsville residents, …