October 6, 2015

Stop, Drop and Rollers


The Iowa State Fair held a record-setting gathering of fire safety enthusiasts. Rows of people wearing red t-shirts stopped, dropped and rolled around on the ground. There were 1,519 people participating in the demonstration. The day also marked the State Fire Marshal’s 100th anniversary. The last record was a measly 602 rolling humans so this […]

Life Jackets Save Lives, Have a Pamphlet


If you go boating in the Grand River during a flood without a life jacket, you better be prepared to drown in the consequences. You will be caught. You will be punished. And you will stand in a kiddie pool of dirty foot-water wearing the heaviest life preserver you ever felt while handing out safety […]