April 23, 2014
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Smoke Detectors SAVE LIVES

Smoke Alarms Save Lives!

Learn about our FREE smoke alarm program.

Kitchen Safety - Put a lid on it!

Keep Your Kitchen Fire Safe - Stand By Your Pan!

Cooking fires can quickly get out of control! Never leave cooking unattended - stand by your pan!  If a small grease fire occurs, use the "Put A Lid On It" technique. Smother the flames by sliding a cover or larger pan over the fire and turn off the burner; never pour water on a grease fire or move the burning pan. If the fire does not go out instantly, leave the house and call the fire department. 

Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Planning

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as two minutes to escape safely once the alarm sounds. Pull together everyone in your household and make a plan. Walk through your home and inspect all possible exits and escape routes.  Households with children should consider drawing a floor plan of your home, marking two ways out of each room, including windows and doors.  To learn more, click here.

CO Poisoning

Do You Smell Something?

NO you don't! Too many people die each year from this invisible, odorless killer. Accidental CO poisoning is easily prevented.  If you don't have a battery-powered or battery back-up CO detector in your home, install one as soon as possible and check it every six months. You should also follow these safety tips

BIFD Facilities Assessment Plan

Facility Assessment Plan

Seattle based Mackenzie design firm has been chosen to develop a facilities assessment plan for the future needs of the Bainbridge Island Fire Department and the Bainbridge Island Police Department.  Learn more.

Earthquake Preparedness

Earthquake Preparedness

At home or in the workplace, if the next big quake occurs, are you ready?  Learn how you can be prepared and understand the potential fire hazzards after an earthquake. Review the facts.

Landslide Awareness

Landslide Awareness

We received many calls recently from people seeking information about landslides. Learn more here.

CPR training

CPR Training

The Department offers monthly CPR/AED training at our Phelps Road station. These classes are offered at no cost to members of our community. Businesses may also sign up for CPR classes. AHA certified Heartsaver/First Aid classes are also available. Learn more about our CPR/AED classes.

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Facility Planning: Next PUBLIC MEETING - May 14, 2014  7:00PM



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