• Washington Township Looking for Consulting Firm - Washington Township is looking for a consulting firm to complete a compensation study. The Washington Township leadership team will work with the consultant(s) to prepare comparative analysis identifying the Township’s competitive position within the comparative labor market, provide recommendations for total compensation and benefit ...Read More
  • Winter Safety Tips -   Winter is here, which means cold temperatures, snow and ice. The one thing that keeps our medics busy this time of year is from injuries from slipping on ice and snow. These winter related injuries can range from small bruises, broken bones or traumatic ...Read More
  • Put a Freeze on Winter Fires - Did you know that heating is the second leading cause of home fires? Follow these heating tips to help maintain a fire-safe home this winter. Space Heater Keep anything that can burn, such as bedding, clothing and curtains, at least 3 feet away from the ...Read More
  • January is Firefighter Cancer Awareness Month - Firefighter occupational cancer is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths in the fire service. From 2015-2020, 75% of the fire fighters added to the IAFF Fallen Fire Fighter Memorial died from occupational cancer. In partnership with the Firefighter Cancer Support Network (FCSN), the IAFF has designated January as Fire ...Read More
  • Celebrate Safely on New Years Eve - New Year’s Eve safety can help you have a fun and safe celebration of the coming year. With COVID-19 still impacting individuals throughout the world, it’s important to consider New Year’s Eve safety when planning for this upcoming holiday. Here are some few safety ...Read More
  • Prevent Christmas Tree Fires in your Home - Christmas trees account for hundreds of fires each year. Typically, shorts in electrical lights or open flames from candles, lighters or matches start tree fires. Well-watered trees are not the problem. A dry and neglected tree can be. Here are some things to remember ...Read More
  • Deck the Halls with Holiday Lights Safety -   Lights, inside and out, are a beautiful part of the holiday season. But before you deck the halls, run through this holiday lights safety checklist to keep your holidays merry and bright. Inspect Light Strings. Discard any that are damaged. Frayed or cracked ...Read More
  • Donate Gifts for the Firefighters 4 Kids Toy Drive - Once again the Washington Township Fire Department is collecting new, unwrapped toys for the Firefighters 4 Kids organization. All donations will be accepted between December 1 through December 23 at the Washington Township Administration building located at 6200 Eiterman Rd. A toy drive will ...Read More
  • Cooking Turkey Safely on Thanksgiving -   For most, the kitchen is the heart of the home, especially during the holidays. Keeping fire safety top of mind in the kitchen or outside during this Thanksgiving is important, especially when there’s a lot of activity and people at home. As you ...Read More
  • Burning Leaves Safely - Falling leaves are often the first signs of the seasonal shift — and of more yardwork. As the piles of raked leaves build up, you’re faced with a new problem: how to dispose of them. A popular method of disposal is to burn them. ...Read More
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