Supported by The Office of the Fire Commissioner; BX Swan Lake Fire Dept. Fire Prevention and Education is hosting a Home Safety Program.
Benefits of program:
- Community Risk Reduction program for residential occupants
- Increase community contact
- Familiarization with residential properties
- Encourage life safety practices
- Work with diverse cultures in a place of their comfort
Benefits for residents:
- Fire and life safety in the home
- Protective measures to improve quality of life
- Public safety and awareness
- Fire and life safety hazards noted on a checklist form with recommendations the occupant can take for corrective action
- Free install of battery-operated Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detector to qualifying residents
Benefits to the community:
- Publicizing year-round community programs and activities
- Meeting residents of the community on a one – one basis
- Allow fire fighters to become better acquainted with street names, hydrant locations, community development, and home construction, as well as pre-fire planning.
Due to current Covid-19 protocols, we will not be performing free home evaluations at this time, but hope to resume this service when possible. However, we will have a doorhanger bag that can be picked up at the BX Swan Lake Fire Station that contains the following program information:
- Introduction card
- Evacuation plan sheet
- Grab & Go sheet
- Home Fire Escape flyer
- Smoke Alarm flyer
- Carbon Monoxide safety flyer
- Portable Fire Extinguisher flyer
If you have mobility issues, contact us and we will try to deliver this to your door.
Furthermore, we will be offering a free battery-operated Smoke/Carbon Monoxide detectors where occupants don’t have one, while quantities last.
Interested Residents of RDNO Area B and C (Response area of BX Swan Lake Fire Rescue) can contact BX Swan Lake Fire Rescue the Fire Prevention & Education Officer by CLICKING HERE . Please indicate that you are interested in the Home Safety Program.