• Accidental Litter……
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    Cover It Up!!

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    Did you know that almost 80% of all litter that you see is ACCIDENTAL? The majority of the littering is caused by unsecured loads. Ever see anyone with loose trash in the back of a pickup? Guaranteed, you probably saw it again later, on the side of the road. One of the biggest problems with litter is the lack of knowledge. When using a truck to haul trash, make sure it is covered appropriately. If not you will be paying for it later, one way or the other.

     

     

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  • Smoke Alarms Save Lives
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    If there is a fire in your home, smoke spreads fast and you need smoke alarms to give you time to get out.  Having a working smoke alarm cuts the chances of dying in a reported fire in half.  Almost two-thirds of home fire deaths resulted from fires in home with no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.

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  • CodeRED Weather Warning System
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    Jones County offers a unique product that will automatically send telephone messages to residents in the path of severe weather.  Click on the CodeRED banner and sign up today.

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  • Put A Freeze On Winter Fires
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    Keep fire safety in mind when heating your home in the winter months.  December, January, and February are the leading months for home heating fires.  Overall, heating equipment is the second leading cause of home fires and home fire deaths in the United States.  In 2013, heating equipment was involved in an estimated 53,600 reported U.S. home fires, with associated loses of 400 civilian deaths, 1,520 civilian injuries, and $893 million in direct property damage.  These fires accounted for 14% of all reported home fires.

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Gray, Georgia 31032-1359
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