It takes 160 hours of training to become a firefighter and many departments around the state need more volunteers. Now they have a new tool to try to recruit them.
Every community needs more volunteers. Contact us through this page or visit our website www.mortlakefire.com
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Smoke Alarms & Carbon Monoxide
Have you changed the batteries in your alarms lately?
To help reduce the number of home fatalities, make sure you have working smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors in your homes.
Smoke Alarm Central
CO Safety Tips
Safe Home Heating
Did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths?
There are a few easy safety tips and precautions you can do to prevent most heating fires in your home.
Home Heating Safety
Do you know where to go in the case of a fire?
You may have only a few minutes to get out safely once the smoke alarm sounds. Make sure everyone knows what to do and where to go.
Escape Planning Tips
Cooking is a lot of fun but did you know that cooking fires are the #1 cause of home fires and injuries?
With a few quick steps you can prevent these types of events from happening in your home.
Cooking Safety Tips
When storms take out the power many turn to portable generators as a temporary solution.
Here are a few quick tips to ensure they are used safely to power your house.
Generator Tip Sheet
Thunder and lightning storms are a common occur during the summer months in New England
Follow these few tips to keep your family safe when they strike.
Outdoor Cooking Safety Safety
Outdoor Cooking is one of the more popular ways to cook food but there are some risks.
Here are a few simple tips to keep you safe while grilling or frying
Turkey Fryer Information