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South Pasadena News and Updates from City Manager Stephanie DeWolfe

For the past two months Fire crews have been conducting brush inspections to ensure that privately owned as well as City properties are clear of hazardous vegetation. Again, the goal of these inspections is to ensure the properties are free from potentially hazardous flammable vegetation and that there is adequate defensible space between structures. Many …

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It only takes a few seconds for a child to drown. Drowning accidents are a leading cause of death for children under four years old. And, almost 70% of all drowning accidents occur in backyard swimming pools which could have been prevented. The South Pasadena Fire Department has tips on how you and your family …

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Division Chief Eric Zanteson met with management from local grocery stores including, Vons, Ralphs, Pavilions and Trader Joe’s to ensure all safety precautions are in place to protect their workers and shoppers. The stores have reported that the CDC and local health officials have provided them with guidelines on best health and safety practices. These …

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During the month of May, in preparation for what is expected to be a busy brush fire year, Fire personnel will begin inspecting privately owned improved properties. The goal of these inspections is to ensure the properties are free from potentially hazardous flammable vegetation and that there is adequate defensible space between structures. Crews will …

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As we battle the Coronavirus the Fire Department would like to share tips for creating a home preparedness care kit. These items can be obtained at your local pharmacy and convenience store.  They include:     * Gloves (Household cleaning)     * Masks  (Non-medical grade face coverings)     * Thermometer     * Pulse Oximeter     * Tissue …

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