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Official emergency management tweets from Broward County, Florida for residents, businesses and visitors.
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Broward County, FL Apr 23
Caution: Carbon monoxide kills. Install carbon monoxide alarms in central locations on every level of your home and outside sleeping areas.
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Broward County, FL Apr 16
Test smoke alarms once a month & change batteries if needed. Check for an expiration date on the back & replaced every 10 yrs.
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Broward County, FL Apr 13
Taking a road trip this summer? Use travel & weather websites to help you avoid storms or other challenges that could impact your safety.
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Broward County, FL Apr 10
Preparation Tip: Always carry a house key if the garage is the primary means of entering your home, in case the garage door will not open.
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Broward County, FL Apr 8
Preparation Tip: Know where the manual release lever for electric garage door opener is located & how to use it during a power outage.
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Broward County, FL Apr 3
Residents should report any suspicious activity. When in doubt, call the police immediately. Remember, if you see something – say something.
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Broward County, FL Apr 1
: Keep a 3-5 day emergency food supply for your family. Add a few items each week to your shopping list.
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Broward County, FL Mar 26
Preparation Tip: Employees look to business managers & owners for direction & leadership during an emergency. Plan for business disruptions.
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Broward County, FL Mar 23
Preparation Tip: Businesses should identify their critical business operations & develop plans to ensure continuation in an emergency.
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Broward County, FL Mar 17
Preparation Tip: Take pictures & inventory home possessions to help prove the value for insurance purposes. Update every 3 yrs.
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Broward County, FL Mar 12
Fire Safety Tip: Ensure family members know 2 ways to escape a fire from every room in home. Practice in the dark & low crawl below smoke.
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Broward County, FL Mar 6
Daylight saving time begins Sunday. Time to spring forward. Replace batteries in your smoke alarm & carbon monoxide detector.
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Broward County, FL Mar 2
: Plan the best place to shelter in your home or away. Here’s a list of Broward County Emergency Shelters:
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Broward County, FL Feb 18
Fire Safety Tip: Using a space heater during cold temps? Keep flammable items 3 feet away from heaters. Turn them off before leaving a room.
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Broward County, FL Feb 18
Animal Care & Adoption Division reminds pet owners to keep pets inside during the upcoming cold front.
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Broward County, FL Feb 18
A multi-day cold weather emergency advisory has been issued. Cold night shelters will be open for the homeless.
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Broward County, FL Feb 13
Broward County issues a Cold Weather Advisory. Special cold night shelters will be open for the homeless.
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Broward County, FL Feb 13
Interested in weather? Sign-up for free SKYWARN Storm Spotter training conducted in Broward on Sat., Feb. 21.
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Broward County, FL Feb 11
: Store enough water on hand to last 3 days during an emergency. 3 gallons per person. Here’s how:
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Broward County, FL Feb 6
: Florida’s wildfire season is underway. Learn how to protect your home & family from dangerous wildfires.
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