Fire Prevention and Safety

The National Fire Protection Association states that 4 out of 5 U.S. fire deaths occur in the home. With proper preparedness, you can help keep your family safe from fire. Click here for more information about fire prevention and safety.

Smoke alarms are a key part of a home fire escape plan. When there is a fire, smoke spreads fast. Working smoke alarms give you early warning so you can get outside quickly. Did you know Thomasville Fire Rescue provides free smoke detectors to residents? For more information or to schedule an installation appointment, click here.

Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021.

This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™ From beeps to chirps, this year’s campaign works to better educate the public about the sounds smoke alarms make, what those sounds mean, and how to respond to them. For more information about Fire Prevention Week, click here.

Did you know?
Cooking is the #1 cause of home fires and home fire injuries. Unattended cooking is the leading cause of fires in the kitchen. Click on the pages below for cooking safety tips.

Cooking Safety tips

Microwave Oven safety tipsScald Prevention safety tips