More than 4,000 Americans die each year in fires and approximately 25,000 are injured. An overwhelming number of fires occur in the home. There are time-tested ways to prevent and survive a fire. It's not a question of luck. It's a matter of planning ahead.
Every home should have at Least one working Smoke Alarm
Buy a smoke alarm at any hardware or discount store. It's inexpensive protection for you and y9our family. Install a smoke alarm on every level of your home. Working smoke alarms can double your chances of survival. Test it monthly, keep it free of dust and replace the battery at least once a year. Smoke alarms themselves should be replaced after ten years of service, or as recommended by the manufacturer.
Recent Fire Safety Events
Wednesday, October 17, 2012
Fire Prevention Frankford Elementary School
On Wednesday 10-17-2012 the Frankford and Dagsboro Fire Companies, Sussex County EMS, and Sussex County Division of Communications conducted the annual Fire Prevention activities at the Frankford Elementary School. Children were able to observe fire engines, an ambulance, and paramedic truck along with......
Wednesday, October 10, 2007
Annual Fire Prevention Day Frankford Elementary School