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Public Safety

Did you know that 85 percent of Washington’s wildfires are caused by people? Be careful and help prevent wildfires.

Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors save lives. This brochure published by the Washington State Fire Marshal provides helpful information on choosing a smoke detector for your home or business.

Chimney Fire Safety

Chimney fires are a hazard to homes and businesses with fireplaces. Every year there are numerous chimney fires, some resulting in loss. This brochure published by the Washington State Fire Marshal offers tips for keeping your chimney maintained to reduce the risk of a chimney fire.

Fire Safety for Kids has a topic, Fire Safety for Kids, designed to help parents and educators teach fire safety to children. This website offers short lessons about fire escape planning, smoke alarms and general home fire safety. It is recommended that an adult guide children through the lessons

Ready, Set, Go – Personal Wildland Action Plan

The International Association of Fire Chiefs provides the Ready, Set, Go planning aid to assist those living in a wild land environment. You may find this planning aid helpful in protecting your property and your family from wild land fire.