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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.

2017 National Season Preparedness Messaging Calendar



Storm Preparedness:
With Spring right around the corner, Oakland County Homeland Security Division will start to test city sirens soon. Click below to see the dates:

2017 Siren Test Calendar

Car Seat Safety
Statistics show that many car seats are not installed correctly, or are not even the right kind of car seat for your child. The City of Rochester Hills offers Free Car Seat Checks every 2nd Tuesday of the month, from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm. Click here for details or click here to make an appointment

Thin Ice Dangers
Many people take advantage of icy conditions on our lakes and ponds. It's important to tread cautiously though. Please review our Ice Safety Flyer for more information. 


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. 


Cooking Fire Safety

This video covers the importance of safety when cooking in your home.

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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