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 6-12, 2019 is Fire Prevention Week
This years theme is "Not Everyone Wears A Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape".
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
- National Fire Prevention Association
- Fire Prevention Week (First Week of October)
Kids, you can learn too. Visit the following websites to find out more about fire safety tips and play fun games too.