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  • History Of The Council Bluffs (IA) Fire Department

    message. The fire safety and prevention programs provided by the members of the CBFD serve 16 local schools covering pre-kindergarten through 5th grade. Also, programs are delivered to private daycares and a homeschool cooperative that include children of all ages. In 2015, fire safety and prevention programs reached a total of 5,900 kids (5,678 schools, 140 daycares, 42 homeschool). The CBFD also provides both junior high and high school explorers programs to approximately 30 teenagers annually. Providing free smoke alarms to the public is a major part of the CBFD community risk reduction program. Project Alex was started after fires claimed the lives of two local children in 2010. Under Project Alex, on duty fire department personnel check each home they respond to for working smoke alarms. If no smoke alarms are present or need to be replaced, personnel will install a smoke alarm before they leave. Since the start of the program, nearly 3,500 smoke alarms have been installed in homes that otherwise would not have that protection. This program is available to all citizens residing within the city limits of Council Bluffs. In addition to the CRR activities already mentioned, the Council Bluffs Fire Department has personnel trained to deliver the national Juvenile Fire Setter Program, Level I. Since beginning the program the CBFD has evaluated 35 children that have been referred by a concerned parent, the court system, arson investigators, or the state-wide 811…

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  • Personal Narrative: The Smoke Detector Campaign

    way. Normally, my volunteer opportunities assist a few people or animals, but this opportunity affected an entire village. This would not have been possible if it was not for Red Cross and United Way. They teamed up to create an event called “The Smoke Detector Campaign”. I was given the opportunity to notify and install smoke detectors in resident’s homes for free. The people from Red Cross explained how many people die from not…

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  • Home Fire Alarms

    Lives are being lost everyday due to the cost of fires with old fire alarms. According to the National Fire Protection Association, almost two-thirds of home fire deaths result from fires in homes with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA 's) fire department survey, showed that in 2009-2013 fires in homes with no smoke alarms caused an average of 940 deaths per year (38% of home fire deaths). An additional 510 people per year were fatally…

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  • Smoke Signals Book Vs Movie Analysis

    They both are fruit, but taste completely different,” King should know having written many novels that are adapted to films. Both the novel The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian and screen play of the film Smoke Signals, written by Sherman Alexie, attempts to demolish the idea of an archetypal aboriginal person from a Native “Rez,” but the film addresses this in a more effective way. The film has a naïve Thomas and an indifferent Victor who travel out of the “Rez” to collect the…

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  • Cannibutter Analysis

    your butter through the filter to remove any remaining particulate matter, after all, no one likes extra chewiness in their brownies. At this point the butter is ready to be used in any of your favorite recipes or stored for later use. Word of caution and responsibility, clearly mark your Cannabutter and Cannabutter products and keep them out of reach of children. That is all there is to it. Gather your materials first. Then grind and simmer your butter and cannabis. Lastly, strain the butter a…

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  • The Importance Of Legalizing Marijuana In California

    popular beliefs of long term marijuana users is that people who use it have a lower IQ. “For example, a study showed that people who started smoking marijuana heavily in their teens and had an ongoing cannabis use disorder lost an average of eight IQ points between ages 13 and 38. lost mental abilities did not fully return in those who quit marijuana as adults. Those who started smoking marijuana as adults did not show notable IQ declines” (drugabuse.gov). Additional long terms effects of…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Legalization Of Marijuana

    Those who regularly smoke pot have low functioning immune systems which prohibits their body from being able to fight off certain illnesses. Abnormality in certain cells can also be acquired from weed, as well as many lung complications. As claimed by the National Institute of Drug Abuse “Marijuana smoke irritates the lungs, and frequent marijuana smokers can have the same breathing problems that tobacco smokers have. These problems include daily cough and phlegm, more frequent lung illness, and…

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  • Persuasive Essay On Becoming A Firefighter

    Jeremiah Gorham Mrs. Kemmer Language Arts 3B Period 1 4 February 2015 Black smoke rises high into the sky. The wailing of sirens can be heard throughout the neighborhood. Dozens rushed down the street to the site of the fire. Men and women are pulled from the blaze while many watch in shock. The powerful hoses soon douse the flames. The surrounding crowd applauses and cheers for the heroic few. It was at this moment when I had decided that was what I wanted: to become a firefighter. To help…

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  • Cannibutter Research Paper

    gradually pour the butter through the filter to remove any remaining particulate matter, after all, no one likes extra chewiness in their brownies. Now the butter is ready to be used in any of your favorite recipes or stored for later use. Word of caution and responsibility, clearly mark your Cannabutter and Cannabutter products and keep them out of reach of children. So gather your materials first. Grind and simmer your butter and cannabis. Strain the butter a couple times to use immediately or…

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  • Qualities Of Ralph In Lord Of The Flies

    Then, Ralph and Piggy they go to Jack to get the glasses back. Ralph stood to Jack and his hunters and demanded the glasses back. Ralph and Jack starts to fight. Then, Roger throws a rock at Piggy, the rock kills Piggy immediately and crushed the conch into pieces (167) and (168). Jack went on to try to kill Ralph and lit the forest aflame, trying to burn Ralph up with the whole forest. Then, a military guy sees the fire smoke, he goes to the beach finds Ralph running and breathing heavily. Jack…

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