Category archives for: Michael McLemore

Michael McLemore
Captain, Sugar Land
Fire Department

Michael McLemore 08/03/11

Firefighting is dangerous work at any time. But during the heat of the Texas summer, the risks increase exponentially. Whether its heat cramps (involuntary muscle contractions), heat exhaustion (weakness, nausea, extreme fatigue) or heat stroke (caused by extremely elevated body temperature), firefighters need to know how to protect themselves and so do you. The Sugar […]

Michael McLemore 06/29/11

Okay! I admit that I ‘m a bit of a nerd. You all have probably already guessed that, from my previous work in this column. One of the parts of my job that I really enjoy is looking at past response records to determine if we have any trends that we can address. The way(s) […]

Michael McLemore 06/01/11

The Sugar Land Fire Department prides itself on providing excellent service for our citizens, particularly in their time of need. In past columns, we have discussed training that the fire crews undergo to maintain readiness for the vast array of emergency services provided. However this month, we want to highlight a different type of service […]

Michael McLemore 05/04/11

According to the National Fire Protection Association, residential fires account for the majority of all fires in the United States and up to 75 percent of all fire deaths annually. This trend continues even though most of us have modern smoke detectors and fire alarm systems. The Sugar Land Fire Department continues to offer programs […]

Michael McLemore 03/30/11

Unintentional accidents are the leading causes of injuries for children 9-11 years old according to the Centers for Disease Control. The most common types are the result of automobile accidents, poisonings and falls. We all know that our kids can find numerous other ways to hurt themselves, so the Sugar Land Fire Department devotes time […]

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