State Fire Marshall Issues Warning About New Social Media Challenge
The Holden Fire Department would like to warn parents of a new viral teen video that may result in fire incidents and cause serious injury. State Fire Marshal Peter Ostroskey released an advisory today to inform the general public of two incidents that have taken place in Massachusetts, one of which was in Holden. We would like parents to be aware of the new “challenge”. https://www.facebook.com/HoldenMassFire/ Credit: Holden Fire Department
State Fire Marshall Issues Warning About New Social Media Challenge

State Fire Marshall Brian S. Geraci issued a statewide warning yesterday regarding a viral social media challenge making the rounds on popular video app, TikTok. The challenge involves teens inserting a penny between electrical outlets and their plugged in phone chargers – resulting in sparks, electrical system damage and even fires. From the Office of the State Fire Marshall: State Fire Marshal Brian S. Geraci would like to warn parents of a new viral teen…

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Maryland Department of Corrections Uses Dogs to Sniff Out Cellphones

The size and versatility of modern cellphones and smartphones pose a significant contraband problem for both local and state correctional facilities.  Cellphones allow inmates to intimidate witnesses, continue to engage in criminal enterprises, and access the Internet.  As reported in a March 11 Gazette.net article, the Maryland Department of Public Safety and Correctional Services is retraining some of its drug sniffing dogs to detect cellphone components. The dogs' noses are so keen, they can detect the components…

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