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Official emergency management tweets from Broward County, Florida for residents, businesses and visitors.
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Broward County, FL 23h
: Keep your home clothes dryer lint filter and exhaust vent free of lint to prevent a possible fire.
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Broward County, FL Jul 28
: To beat the heat, avoid sunburn. It slows the skin's ability to cool itself. Use a sunscreen with a high SPF.
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Broward County, FL Jul 24
Safety Tip: During lightning storms avoid contact with plumbing & bathroom fixtures which can conduct electricity.
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Broward County, FL Jul 21
RT COMMUTER ALERT: Broward Blvd. at FEC railroad crossing CLOSED from 10PM 7/22 to 5AM 7/27. Details:
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Broward County, FL Jul 20
: Keep pets from suffering dehydration, heat stroke & sunburn if exposed to the sun & heat. Give them plenty of water and shade.
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Broward County, FL Jul 15
: Create a habit to ensure no child is left behind in a hot vehicle. Place a toy in the front seat or a work bag in the back seat.
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Broward County, FL Jul 13
: Teach kids to always drink plenty of fluids before & during any activity in hot, sunny weather – even if they aren’t thirsty.
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Broward County, FL Jul 9
: Do you know the symptoms of a heat-related illness and what to do if it is suspected? Learn more:
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Broward County, FL Jul 7
Preparedness Tip: Foods like milk, meat & eggs should not be stored above 40 degrees for more than 2 hrs. Keep your family safe & healthy.
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Broward County, FL Jul 3
: Keep hot grill away from the house, tree branches or anything that could catch fire. Never leave a grill unattended.
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Broward County, FL Jul 2
: Loud, crowded fireworks displays are no fun for pets. Keep your little guys safe at home.
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Broward County, FL Jul 1
: Light only one firework at a time & never attempt to relight “a dud.” Keep a supply of water close by as a precaution.
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Broward County, FL Jul 1
: Plan on how your family will stay in touch during an emergency. Teach others to send and receive texts.
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Broward County, FL Jun 30
: Never throw or point fireworks toward people, pets, buildings or flammable materials. Don’t light & hold fireworks.
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Broward County, FL Jun 29
: Looking for a high vantage point to enjoy fireworks? Visit Vista View Park in Davie.
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Broward County, FL Jun 29
: Let ReadyBroward help keep you safe during holiday weekend celebrations. Keep it a safe & fun 4th for everyone.
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Broward County, FL Jun 26
Preparedness Tip: During lightning storms don’t use corded phones & devices plugged into outlets. Cordless or wireless phones are OK to use.
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Broward County, FL Jun 24
Preparedness tip: Always have a digital quick-response thermometer handy in kitchen to check temperature of food, refrigerator & freezer.
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Broward County, FL Jun 19
Be safe outside during hot temperatures. Wear light-colored clothing & take regular breaks. Drink plenty of fluids.
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Broward County, FL Jun 18
Preparedness Tip: If power is out, a half full freezer keeps cold for 24 hrs & a full freezer for 48 hrs. Limit opening freezer to minimum.
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