The Daily Eastern News

CFD testing quality of fire hydrants in June

Logan Raschke, Editor-in-Chief

May 28, 2019

The Charleston Fire Department is testing the city’s fire hydrants in June, and this testing is important because it affects everyone’s insurance premiums and safety. Fire chief Steve Bennett said the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) analyzes data from fire departments i...

City council proclaim fire prevention week

Blake Warman, Staff Reporter

September 15, 2014

Charleston City Council plans to proclaim Fire Prevention Week from Oct. 5 until Oct. 11. The council will meet to review the proclamation at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday in the council chambers at City Hall. The local Charleston Fire Department and Emergency Services host Fire Prevention Week every year. This...

Fire department trains, put out fire in Eastern building

Captain James Calvert looks at a thermal imaging camera to see the heat from the fire in walls during a fire training session Wednesday at an Eastern building, located one block south of Lincoln Avenue on Ninth Street.

Amanda Wilkinson, Online Editor

June 10, 2014

The Charleston Fire Department took part in fire investigation training Wednesday by setting fires in an Eastern building and putting them out. Captain Mark Beabout said the Eastern building, located a block south of Lincoln Avenue at Ninth Street, was donated to the department for training and will ...

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