FIRE SAFETY

We want you to keep your family safe from fire.

Smoke Alarms 

Most deadly fires happen at night, when people are asleep. Smoke alarms provide an early warning of a fire, giving people time to escape. It’s important to properly install and maintain your home smoke alarms.

Firefighter helps woman with smoke alarm

South County Fire will help install or troubleshoot fire alarms for seniors or others with special needs or concerns. We have specialized alarms for people with hearing issues, too.

Contact Fire & Life Safety Education Specialist Shawneri Guzman at (425) 551-1254.

Fire Extinguishers 

It's good to have a fire extinguisher on hand. But even if you do, call the fire department first when there's a fire. Fire extinguishers are only firextinguishera stop-gap measure to keep a very small fire in check until the fire department arrives.

If you have a fire extinguisher, make sure that it is fully charged and ready to use. 

South County Fire periodically offers fire extinguisher trainings. If you are interested in attending a fire extinguisher training, or if your business is interested in training its staff, contact Fire & Life Safety Education Specialist Shawneri Guzman at (425) 551-1254.

Fire Safety Education

For kids: Sparky the Fire Dog has games and activities to teach kids about fire safety.

For seniors: Older adults are twice as likely to be injured or killed in a fire, according to the National Fire Protection Association.