Fire Prevention

Carbon Monoxide

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon monoxide (CO) is a deadly gas produced by burning any fuel. When inhaled, CO rapidly displaces oxygen in the victims blood, resulting in serious illness, even death. Since Carbon Monoxide is completely invisible, odorless and tasteless, many people have no idea that they are being poisoned until it is too …

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Escape Plans

Tot Finder Stickers Totfinders are stickers that many fire departments request residents to place on windows of their children’s bedrooms. Totfinders can be useful if used properly but too many times they are not used correctly. People do frequently call the fire department requesting Totfinder stickers, but we would encourage our citizens to spend more …

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Fire Extinguishers

Fire Extinguishers When selecting a fire extinguisher, read the label carefully to find out what kinds of fires it is made to extinguish. “ABC” or multipurpose extinguishers are effective on most small fires in the home. A “water can” extinguisher is good on most dry/solid objects, but should not be used on electrical or grease …

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Home Hazards

Hazards Around the Home A home is where we live, it is where we raise our children, and comfort our family, it is the place where we typically feel the safest. However, if not properly taken care of, your home can be a place filled with deadly hazards for your family. It is not our …

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Smoke Detectors

Smoke Detectors – “Smoke Detectors Save Lives” Smoke detectors are a homeowners first line of defense against a fire. Studies have clearly shown that smoke detectors do save lives by providing an early warning to evacuate your family and call for help. More than 50% of fatal residential fires take place at night, between 10:00 …

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