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Public Safety Information
Public safety is a very important topic for the Rochester Hills Fire Department. Whether it's information on how to properly maintain your smoke alarms, or how to safely grill in the summer months, we want to make sure you have the tools necessary to keep you and your family safe. 

September is National Preparedness Month! 
This is the perfect time to create your emergency plan to keep your family safe. Visit the following links for important information on how to prepare your family in the event of an emergency:
National Preparedness Month
Lara Public Service Commission
Michigan Prepares
Michigan Division of Emergency Preparedness & Response

Bike Safety
It's important to remember to wear your helmet when enjoying your bike ride. Please watch this informative video for more information: Watch here

Smoke Alarms
Please read the following guidelines regarding smoke alarms per FEMA:

  • Install smoke alarms on every level of your home.
  • Set up smoke alarms inside and outside of all sleeping areas.
  • If an individual is deaf or hard of hearing, use a smoke alarm with a bed shaker or strobe light.
  • Test your smoke alarm at least once a month.
  • Ensure all members of your household know the sound or alert of the alarm.

For additional information on how to protect yourself from a fire, check out theUSFA website. 

Christmas Tree Fire Safety
This video covers tips on how to keep your home and family safe during the upcoming holiday season.                       

Deep Fryer Safety

Deep fryers have become a Thanksgiving tradition for many people. Please watch this video on the dangers of using these fryers, and what some safer alternatives may be.                                   

Grease Fires

 This video covers the steps to take if you experience a  grease fire in your kitchen.                                 

Three Feet Away

This video covers the safe distance you should stay from any type of open flames.                        

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