Related Links: Home Safety Checklist
Because more than 5,000 Americans die each year from fire and more than 2.5 million fires occur each year, costing Americans $30 billion, consider the home fire safety tips and resources:
Commercial Property Checklist
Use the questions below to gauge your building’s fire safety. Any questions answered with a “No” indicate a problem that should be addressed immediately.
Fire Escape Plan
In a fire, you are excited and unable to think clearly, so having a fire escape plan in place helps prevent panic, which can result in injury or death.
Home Fire Safety Inspections
Home fire safety inspections are available to each home within the Fairfield Fire Department's jurisdiction. Trained fire fighters will survey your property and provide advice and written recommendations to improve safety conditions.
Guide for Babysitters
This checklist has been provided to educate babysitters about how to handle an emergency situation. Use the list as a discussion tool with parents for whom you babysit.
New Home Safety
Information of home safety especially when moving into a new home.
Fires originate in the kitchen more often than any other room of the house, and a large number of injuries are caused by improper reaction to kitchen fires.
When allowed to accumulate to high levels, radon can be hazardous to long-term health.
So that every Fairfield resident can have the peace of mind an operable smoke detector provides, Fairfield firefighters install the devices free of charge in the homes of those who are not able to afford them or who are unable to service an existing smoke detector.
9 volt battery storage safety
If not stored correctly, 9 volt batteries can cause a fire in your home. Watch the short video on how to store them correctly and prevent a fire.