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Oct. 1, 2021

Learn the sounds of fire safety

The Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office is observing National Fire Prevention Week Oct. 3 - 9.

March 10, 2021

2021 Spring Change Your Clock/Change Your Battery Campaign

Fire and Emergency Services personnel with Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond are encouraging employees to change batteries in smoke alarms when they change their clocks for Daylight Saving Time March 14.

March 3, 2021

DSCR fire officer, firefighter of the year proven leaders and innovators

You may not know them until you need them, but the firefighters and staff of Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services are a critical element of Defense Supply Center Richmond, Virginia’s emergency response teams.

March 4, 2020

Spring forward with DST, working smoke alarms

Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire Prevention Office would like to remind everyone of the importance of changing your smoke detector batteries when you move your clock forward March 8, in conjunction with Daylight Saving Time. The smoke detectors could be the most important safety equipment in your home, but in many cases, they are the least maintained.

Nov. 22, 2019

Tips to help employees practice safety during the holiday season

It is that time of year again and with winter fast approaching Defense Logistics Agency Installation Management Richmond’s Fire and Emergency Services would like to remind everyone of the importance of safety during the holidays.

Oct. 31, 2019

Take two … minutes to change your clock and your smoke alarm batteries

Daylight Saving Time is almost here, and when you change your clocks on Nov. 3, make sure you change the batteries in your smoke detectors, too.

Nov. 29, 2018

Yokosuka Service Member honored for Volunteer Service

On Nov. 14, Fleet Activities Yokosuka, Japan, Fire and Emergency Services, installation fire chief Richard G. Henderson presented DLA Distribution Yokosuka, Japan’s Petty Officer 1st Class Brandon M. Ussin with a letter of appreciation and challenge coin for his outstanding support during the base fire department’s open house on Oct. 6.

Nov. 2, 2018

Change your clock, change your battery

As we enter the fall season, Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. this Sunday, Nov. 4. According to a National Fire Protection Association fact sheet for smoke alarms in U. S. home fires, fires in which the smoke alarms were present but did not operate: • almost half (46 percent) of the smoke alarms had missing or disconnected batteries, • nuisance alarms were the leading reason for disconnected smoke alarms, • dead batteries caused one-quarter (24 percent) of the smoke alarm failures, and • only seven percent of the failures were due to hardwired power source problems, including disconnected smoke alarms.

Oct. 16, 2018

DSCR recognizes annual Fire Prevention Week

Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia recognized National Fire Prevention Week with a huge kick-off in support of this year’s theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware Fire can happen anywhere,” on Oct. 9.

July 12, 2018

DLA sites use technology to fine-tune security, emergency response and facilities analysis

DLA sites use technology to fine-tune security, emergency response and facilities analysis.