• Tornados Peak in March Through May
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    March marks the start of a three-month active tornado season in the Southeast.  Now is the time to Prepare, Plan and Stay informed.  For more information go to  http://www.ready.ga.gov 

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  • Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries This Weekend
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    Jones County Fire Chief Don Graham is reminding everyone to change the batteries in all smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in their homes when changing their clocks this weekend.  We spring our clocks ahead, so take a few minutes out of your day to do something that could very well save the lives of your loved ones.

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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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Jones County, Georgia
P.O. Box 1359
Gray, Georgia 31032-1359
Office: (478) 986-6405
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