Category Archive: Fire Prevention

Oct 05

Fire Prevention Month

With the month of October being fire prevention month. Please take a moment to watch this video. If a fire breaks out in your home you only have minutes to escape! Please plan to get out alive!  

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Jun 12

Free Smoke Detector Installation

A couple of months ago, The Red Cross office in Wilmington contacted Elsmere Fire Company Deputy Chief Bucky Sayers with an offer/request to work together by providing and installing smoke detectors in homes in Elsmere. That happened On Saturday June 10, 2017 within a targeted area. With about a dozen volunteers from WSFS Bank, another …

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Jan 20

Why you have less time to escape a house fire today than 30 years ago!

Research shows that 30 years ago, you had about 17 minutes to escape a house fire. Today, you have only 3 or 4 minutes. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen conducts a dramatic demonstration that shows why, and how you should prepare.

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Jan 20

Let’s put a freeze on winter fires!

People are at greater risk of a home fire in the winter season. You can help prevent winter weather-related home fires in your community by sharing these safety tips, social media messages, and public service announcements.

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