Better to Be Safe Than Sorry!

by Tom Scoon I was sound asleep at 1:30 a.m. when I awoke to a big thud and then a crash of a painting falling of the wall. I immediately thought that there may be a bear in the cottage. I picked up my big flashlight by my bed and got up to see what was going on. To...
Too Close for Comfort!

Too Close for Comfort!

The End Result of Lightning Striking a Pine Tree July 11, 2022 By David Sharpe The smell of smoke as the wind shifted to the north was the first thing to raise my concern. My initial thought was that maybe someone was camping somewhere behind our cottage here on the...
Fire Safety Tips from the GBA

Fire Safety Tips from the GBA

Remember we said that the best protection against fire is prevention? Here are two tips lists that have been compiled that give valuable ideas which, if followed, could prevent a fire. We like to think we know how to prevent fires, but it is probable that there are...
Know How To Run Your Fire Pumps

Know How To Run Your Fire Pumps

Do you know where your nearest PaBIA fire pump is from your cottage? If not, find those listed on pages 133-139 of the 2021 Yearbook In the time of a crisis, would you be able to start one of the 4 Wajax pumps? It would be wise to become familiar with them if you are...