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Fire Prevention

Fire prevention is everyone's responsibility and the Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office is dedicated to providing the citizens of Worcester County with the proper fire safety training and techniques. Through presentations and demonstrations to educational facilities and community groups, we strive to increase the level of awareness of fire safety throughout the County.

October 9-15, 2016 is Fire Prevention Week

This years theme is "Don't Wait - Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years".

The Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office in conjunction with several Worcester County volunteer fire department personnel will speak at educational facilities throughout the county about fire safety. For more information about Fire Prevention Week log on to the official Fire Prevention Week Website.

 

Juvenile Fire Setting

Juvenile fire setting has become more evident as a problem over the years. Early recognition and mitigation can reduce the probability that juvenile fire setting with continue. More Information about Juvenile Fire Setters.

 

Free Smoke Detector Program

Battery-operated smoke detectors are given away in Worcester County free of charge. Residents can receive one smoke detector per household. Smoke detectors may be requested by contacting the Worcester County Fire Marshal's Office.

For your convenience, these smoke detectors are equipped with batteries, brackets, and screws.

The only requirement for receiving a free smoke detector is to live in Worcester County and show proof of residency.

 

Home Safety Tips

 

Helpful Resources

Kids, you can learn too. Visit the following websites to find out more about fire safety tips and play fun games too.