Tips on Staying Safe While Having Fun in the Sun

Those rays are upon us! Sitting by the pool, enjoying those lazy days at the beach with the kids, jumping into that swimming hole to get cool from the summer heat. All of these case scenarios are a whole lot of fun and everyone wants to do them. After all, that’s what summer is all about – having rest and relaxation before the winter winds and blowing snow come back into the picture. But what many fail to remember are the illnesses that can come from being out in the heat too long, or the accidents that can happen when it comes to swimming or even grilling over the campfire. Most every illness and/or accident can be avoided; all you have to do is take minor precautions, be attentive, and not let the sun become a negative.

Takata Air Bag Recall Could Affect 40 Million U.S. Vehicles

  Takata Air Bag Recall Could Affect 40 Million U.S. Vehicles By Burt Carey Safety air bags on as many as 40 million U.S. automobiles are on the Takata Corporation’s short list for recalls, according to published reports this week. The Japanese air bag manufacturer has been under pressure by U.S. transportation officials to replace […]

Sea Splashing Tips for any Trip to St. Johns County Beaches

 Sand, Sun and Fun this Holiday Weekend:  Sea Splashing Tips for any Trip to St. Johns County Beaches  St. Johns County, FL. – St. Johns County officials project capacity beach crowds for the Memorial Day Weekend and would like to remind beach guests of the variety of services available to make their visit more enjoyable. […]

Respecting Privacy While Living Online

Respecting Privacy While Living Online ~James Moore Living online can bring about fear in someone’s mind. No one should live online. There is an actual real world out there and, unfortunately, when you live online, safety issues can spill over into that reality and end up effecting safety.   The Be First Social Media Team […]

New Year’s Eve Fireworks Safety Message

    St. Johns County Fire Rescue (SJCFR) officials strongly encourage residents to avoid the use of illegal fireworks during New Year’s Eve celebrations.  Fire Rescue suggests that residents refrain from the use of fireworks during the holiday in order to prevent accidental injuries and/or wildfires in our community.  As always please remember that in the […]