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Camp Beyond the Scars 2018

From August 6 to August 11, 41 children and young adults who have sustained significant burn injuries came together for Camp Beyond the Scars. Established over twenty years ago, camp is the Burn Institute’s hallmark burn survivor support program, specifically designed for burn injured
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Home Heating Safety

Home heaters are the second leading cause of residential fires in the US. Read out tips to stay safe while warming up your home. From 2013-2015, an average of 45,900 home heating fires occurred in the United States each year. These fires caused an annual average of approximately 205 d
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Protecting Our Heroes with the Red Line of Courage Fund

The Burn Institute’s Red Line of Courage Fund is Here to Protect and Support Our Heroes While you’re spending cherished time with your loved ones this holiday season, please keep in mind all of those who are desperately missing their first responders. The LA fires continue to rage on
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Holiday Fire Safety

When most people think about the holidays, family festivities and good cheer likely come to mind. What few of us consider is that the holidays also present an increased risk of home fires. Home fires during the holiday season often involve cooking, Christmas trees, candles and holiday
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Camp Beyond the Scars 2017!

From August 8 to August 13, 44 children and young adults who have sustained significant burn injuries came together for Camp Beyond the Scars. Established in 1987, camp is the Burn Institute’s hallmark burn survivor support program, specifically designed for burn injured children ages
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Spirit of Courage Awards

On May 4th, 2017 the Burn Institute presented 10 local heroes with the Spirit of Courage Award. This prestigious recognition is given to local members of the community who risk their lives in an effort to save another from a fire related accident. Held at the Hilton San Diego Resort &
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Firehouse to Donate $10,000 to the Burn Institute

Firehouse to Donate $10,000 to the Burn Institute   Firehouse is donating $10,000 to the San Diego Burn Institute at Firehouse World 2017. The presentation will take place during the Opening Ceremony on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at the San Diego Convention Center. This is the 3rd consecut
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Stay Safe this Holiday Season

When most people think about the holidays, family festivities and good cheer likely come to mind. What few of us consider is that the holidays also present an increased risk of home fires. Home fires during the holiday season often involve cooking, Christmas trees, candles and holiday
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2016 Firework Safety

ALL fireworks, including caps, poppers and sparklers, are illegal in San Diego County and can cause serious injuries that can last a lifetime. Even though they are illegal, many residents still engage in lighting off these dangerous explosives. A report from the U.S. Consumer Product
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26th Annual Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby

  On Saturday, June 4th crowds gathered at the San Diego County Fair to attend the 26th Annual Fire & Safety Expo and Firefighter Demolition Derby. The day was jam packed with interactive fire and safety activities for the little ones, dynamic demonstrations and of course, th
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