Message from your Safety Committee;
"May bells toll for Christmas and not for a fire -- check your smoke detector!"
Holiday Winter Safety
Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following these few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe
Holiday Decorating & Entertaining;
Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are flame resistant or flame retardant.
Keep candles away from decorations and other things that can burn and blow out lit candles when you leave the room or go to bed.
Test your smoke alarms and tell guests about your fire escape plan.
Stay in the kitchen when cooking on the stovetop.
Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched.
Before placing the tree in the stand, cut 2" from the base.
Make sure the tree is at least three feet away from any heat source.
Water the tree daily!!!!
Have a Happy Holiday!!!
The termination of fire season removes fire prevention restrictions on equipment use and the use of fire for debris burning. However, you must call before you burn to determine if it is a burn day.
Josephine County - (541) 476-9663
Jackson County - (541) 776-7007
Now is the time to check the batteries in your smoke alarms.
Replace smoke alarms that are older than 10 years old and batteries as needed. Early detection is key to your survival. Remeber to check your batteries in the your carbon monoxide detectors also.
HAVE YOUR CHIMNEY CLEANED!!
HAVE YOU CHECKED YOUR SMOKE ALARMS?
Having working smoke alarms is the key to early detection.Install a smoke alarm on every level of your home and outside each sleeping area.
Having a Family Escape Plan helps to reduce panic and will protect your family from a fire started inside your home. Knowing how to quickly and safely get to your meeting place, then call 911, can save lives and property.
Follow these simple steps to develop a family escape plan;
Get together as a family and draw a floor plan of your home, marking all windows and doors.
- Show two ways out of each room in case your main route is blocked by smoke or flames. Make sure that windows can be easily opened.
- Show working smoke alarms!
- Agree on an outside meeting place where every family member will wait for the fire department.
- Call 911 after you are safely out. Never go back in for any reason.
- Plan for those requiring help; infants, our elderly & pets.
- Practice your plan together.
are open to the public;
Next regular Board meeting Wed. December 17, 2014-
6 pm at Station 1
Please visit the following link for more information on the next meetiing.
NOTICE OF SPECIAL MEETING
DEC 11TH @ HQ - 4:30 pm
For more information visit the Board Page.
Post a visible address sign.
First one is always free from HQ...
Clean gutters and roofs of debris.
Remove tree limbs that overhang roof.
Creat a Family Escape Plan.
Think about your animals too!
Call the District Office to set up a Fire Safety Education that is right for you! Ask for Carey; 541-899-1050
Call or stop by the District Office and request a Home Assessment
Having a properly operating smoke alarm outside each sleeping area, knowing two ways out, when you get out - stay out, and having a meeting place is the safety message are all part of a family escape plan.
Does your Family have an Escape Plan?
Do you know two ways out of each sleeping area?
Have Smoke Alarms been installed and checked for working condition?
These are the simple things that you can do to ensure the
safety of your family.
Please contact Carey @ the District Office for more information