Be Red Cross ready: Fire prevention week

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It’s fire prevention week and the Red Cross wants you to be prepared.

The Tony Gonzalez family in Appleton spent the morning with Good Day Wisconsin, showing people their family escape plan and how you can incorporate this type of plan for your family.

Fox 11 Good Day Wisconsin: Backyard pool and grilling safety

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Many people will be splashing around and enjoying cookouts over the holiday weekend, but there are things you need to keep in mind.

FOX 11 Good Day Wisconsin weekend meteorologist Doug Higgins spent the morning with the Red Cross with some pool and grilling safety tips.

The American Red Cross has many summer safety tips.

Firefighters’ Bucket Brigade – WLUK – Fox 11 Morning Show Segment

Bucket Brigade event Raises money for Red Cross

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Captain David Dellamann, Bellevue Fire Department and Jerry Prellwitz

The American Red Cross Lakeland Chapter is getting ready for its Firefighters’ Bucket Brigade.The event collects donations to allow the Red Cross to help disaster victims.

Red Cross volunteers and members of local fire departments will be at several locations in Northeast Wisconsin from tonight 5 – 8 pm to collect donations.

It’s a great chance for the community to learn about the partnership between the Red Cross and firefighters.

You can spot volunteers at the following locations between 5 – 8 pm tonight:

  • Abrams Shell Station, County D and Sampson Rd, supported by Abrams Fire Department
  • Bay Park Square Mall, 2401 S. Oneida St, supported by Ashwaubenon Fire Department and Austin Straubel Public Safety
  • Copps Food Center, 1819 Main St.,  supported by Green Bay East Fire Department
  • Copps Food Center, 2064 Lime Kiln Rd,  supported by Bellevue Fire Department
  • Green Bay Plaza, on corner of West Mason and Military,  supported by Green Bay West Fire Department
  • Infinity Wireless, 975 Main St, by Festival Foods in De Pere supported by De Pere Fire Department
  • Olsen’s Piggly Wiggly, 2465 Lineville Rd, supported by Howard Fire Department
  • Suamico Pro Bowl, 2310 Lineville Rd, supported by Suamico Fire Department
  • Super Ron’s Food Center, 960 Country Rd B, supported by Pulaski Fire Department

For a $20.00 donation people will receive this shirt!

Severe Weather Awareness Week: Tips and Technology from WLUK FOX 11

Inside the National Weather Service

Good Day Wisconsin weekend meteorologist Doug Higgins joined Jeff Last of the National Weather Service for a look at the technology used in forecasting severe weather. Click HERE for video of story.

Interested in becoming a storm spotter?  Learn how at an upcoming class.  Here’s the schedule: 

+ April 27 7 pm, UW-Green Bay, MAC Hall 210
+ April 29th 6:30 pm,Oshkosh, Coughlin Building 625 E County Rd Y
+ May 6th 6 pm, Wautoma, Fire Dept. 568 S. Fair St.

Learning CPR: It’s not Just for People!

Published : Thursday, 25 Feb 2010, 8:58 AM CST: WLUK Fox 11, Good Day Wisconsin 

It can be a life-saving technique, but do you know how to perform CPR? You can make sure you’re “Red Cross Ready,” by signing up for a CPR class.

Ellen Knight was live on Good Day Wisconsin Thursday with some tips. Click HERE for video.

Dr. Becky Krull also gave tips on performing animal CPR if your pet is ever in need.

For information about signing up for classes, click here.