On October 2, 2011, a methane gas explosion underneath James Thompson’s house set off a fire that consumed a third of his home in just 10 minutes. Thompson and his family were left with nothing but the clothes on their backs. This edition of the Ready Georgia podcast features an interview with James about his [...]
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October is Fire Safety Month, and to help Georgians prepare for fires, Ready Georgia interviewed Thomas Bartlett, Deputy Fire Chief for Fayette County. Household fires kill more than 4,000 people every year, and many of those deaths are preventable. Chief Bartlett provides some important information on the most common causes of fires and best practices for preventing [...]
Is it really December already? It seems like just last week that I was gearing up to watch fireworks for the 4th of July. But my calendar can’t be denied – it’s time to make a shopping list and plan for the parties and celebrations that fill this season. Shopping List? Plan? That sure does [...]