Fire Prevention Education

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The Scotia Fire Department provides a number of fire prevention outreach programs, including school visits, poster contests, fire prevention programs, station tours, and our annual open house.  To schedule a fire prevention program, contact the station at 381-6115.

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Smoke Alarms

  • Should be on each level of the home, and in every sleeping area
  • Should be tested once a month
  • Should be maintained and replaced per manufacturer’s recommendation

Carbon Monoxide Alarms

  • Invisible, odorless glass from the burning of fuels
  • Install at least one, near sleeping area
  • Follow manufacturer’s instructions for installation, maintenance, and replacement

Exit Drills in the Home

  • Practice getting out of the house with family; know two ways out
  • Review meeting place outside
  • Remember to stay low, and feel doors with back of hand
  • Once you are out, stay out
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Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Classes

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More than 326,000 people in the US suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year. Statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved.  To schedule your CPR Class, contact Lt. Michael Hampel at 381-6115 or at mhampel@villageofscotiany.gov.