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CERT: Fire and Utility Controls

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A partnership between Fort Sill, Lawton/Comanche County Emergency Management, the Oklahoma State Department of Health and the Medical Emergency Resource Center are offering a FREE class on September 26 6 to 10 pm; Saturday, September27, and SundaySeptember 26, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to teach you how to deal with emergency situations.  The class is called Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) and we are conducting this training for the benefit of increasing individual and family preparedness as a culmination National Preparedness Month.

 

The smell of bacon for a bacon, lettuce and tomato sandwich fills the air, the sound of the bacon sizzling in the grease on the stove, but it’s a little hot, the next thing you know there is fire on the stove. The grease has started a fire. What do you do? Do you throw water on it? Do you throw flour on it? Do you throw a wet towel over it? Or do you run, leave the house and call 911; wait for the fire department while your kitchen or your house burns?Do you have a fire extinguisher? Can you use it? Have you ever used a fire extinguisher on an actual fire? What if it was your kids doing the cooking and you are not at home; do they know what to do?

What if there was a class that could offer you the information to immediately and confidently deal with that situation correctly that could potentially save your kitchen, your home or the lives of your family? Would that interest you? Do you know of anyone that has lost a home or a vehicle to fire, did they know what to do? You can learn how to deal with this now.

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Commissioners honor longtime employees

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The Comanche County commissioners honored several long-serving employees during Monday’s weekly meeting.   

Ten county employees received certificates and jackets from the Association of County Commissioners of Oklahoma (ACCO) for serving at least 20 years without a safety incident. Awards are given in fiveyear increments, starting at 20 years without an incident.   

Honored were: Teresa Bailey, Juvenile Detention Center, 20 years; Debra Lynn Bentley, County Clerk’s Office, 25 years; Betty Berthold, District 3, 30 years; Rhonda Brantley, Treasurer’s Office, 25 years; Sidney Cypress, Juvenile Detention Center, 20 years; Arnold Fischer, District 1, 20 years; Myra O’Neal, County Clerk’s Office, 25 years; Jennifer Schulz, County Clerk’s Office, 20 years; John Stowe, Sheriff’s Office, 25 years; and John Wermy, Assessor’s Office, 20 years.   

In other business, the commissioners awarded a contract for the replacement of air and heating unit No. 5 at the courthouse, part of the ongoing upgrades to the courthouse climate control system, to Kaiser Mechanical for $137,000.   

Bids received for the project during the July 29 commissioners’ meeting included Kaiser’s bid; $147,450 from Johnson Controls; and $104,575 from Protech Mechanical.   

Central District Commissioner Johnny Owens said Monday that Kaiser was chosen as the best bid because of being able to complete the job more quickly than the lowest bidder

   

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