Lithium-Ion Battery Safety

Lithium-ion batteries, renowned for their high energy density and lightweight characteristics, are pervasive in numerous devices and vehicles we utilize daily. However, ensuring their safe usage and handling is paramount. The efficiency of these batteries hinges significantly on adhering to recommended charging practices and safeguarding them from extreme temperatures, which can provoke malfunctions or, in…

Residents Urged to Prepare for 2023 Hurricane Season

Hurricane season has begun, and the Florida Department of Health in Putnam County (DOH-Putnam) is joining the Florida Division of Emergency Management in encouraging all residents and visitors to prepare for severe weather emergencies. Determine any risks to your home, property, or business, and update your emergency plans and supplies before Florida is threatened by…

Job Openings

 Firefighter/EMT 38k -43K starting annually commensurate with education and experience. Job description located at  www.palatka-fl.gov Apply Online We offer Local/Minority Scholarships to qualified applicants. Find our Scholarship information and applications on the website www.palatkafd.com.