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SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal would like to warn Illinois residents about fire hazards that have been posed by self-balancing motorized scooters known as “hoverboards.” Hoverboards were one of the most popular gifts of the holiday season but have come under recent scrutiny due to a number of incidents in which they have caught fire while charging or while in use.

SPRINGFIELD – The Office of the State Fire Marshal (OSFM) announced today that on October 23, 2015, a La Salle County Circuit Court issued a Judgment Order against Alpine International, Inc., a dissolved Illinois corporation, for $504,000 and against Ghulam Murtaza for $52,500. The order came in response to the defendants’ failure to remove abandoned underground petroleum storage tanks at a closed gasoline station, along with other violations of the Gasoline Storage Act.

SPRINGFIELD— With cold temperatures on their way, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal encourages residents to prevent carbon monoxide poisoning by ensuring their homes have working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors.

SPRINGFIELD - Yesterday marked the first day of National Fire Prevention Week, which takes place October 4-10 this year. During this week, Illinois State Fire Marshal Matt Perez urges everyone to take a moment to review their safety protocols in the event of a fire.

SPRINGFIELD – With over a million students returning to colleges and universities throughout Illinois, the Office of the Illinois State Fire Marshal urges students to familiarize themselves with the risks of fire and the simple steps they can take to stay safe in on-campus and off-campus housing.

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1035 Stevenson Drive
Springfield, IL 62704

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