This months fire safety tip sheet from NFPA
As the weather is beginning to heat up, members at Thorofare Volunteer Fire Company want to remind residents and visitors to keep hydrated! Always make sure you check on the Elderly and young children. Remember to check on your pets as they can become dehydrated as well!
What can you do?
- Stay Cool
- Stay Hydrated
- Stay Informed
Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration
- Restlessness and irritability
- Sunken eyes
- Dry mouth and tongue
- Increased thirst
- Skin goes back slowly when pinched
- Decreased urine
- Decreased tears, depressed fontanels in infants
- Lethargy or unconsciousness
- Very dry mouth and tongue
- Skin goes back very slowly when pinched ("tenting")
- Weak or absent pulse
- Low blood pressure
- Minimal or no urine
Fire Prevention Week 2017
Sunday October 8th-Saturday October 14th
West Deptford Fire Marshal Office
John H. Austin, Fire Official
(856.845.4004, ext. 118)
The Bureau of Fire Prevention conducts fire inspections annually on all commercial properties in the Township to ensure their compliance with N.J.A.C. 5:70-1 regulations.
The Fire Official also performs Certificate of Occupancy Inspections on Non-Residential properties. An application form must be filed with the office, the fee is $60.00 and an inspection is scheduled by John Austin to allow occupancy.