Whether you are at home, work, school, or out of town, we want you to be aware, safe, and ready to act in case of a fire. Please read and share our resources with your family and friends.
Together, we can make Medina safer.
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Test smoke alarms monthly and never remove the batteries to use elsewhere.
The NFPA says the risk of dying in reported home structure fires is 55 percent lower in homes with working smoke alarms.
Maintain fire extinguishers in the correct locations of your home and work spaces.
A portable fire extinguisher can save lives and property by putting out a small fire or containing it until the fire department arrives
Make a home escape plan that includes two ways out of every room.
Discuss a special meeting place with your family to gather in front of your home if there is a fire. PRACTICE your escape plan with your family.
Make sure all electrical cords in your home are in good condition. Replace any that are frayed or damaged.
Make sure no electrical cords are underneath carpets, rugs, or furniture.
Establish a family emergency communication plan and make sure that each family member knows who to contact if they cannot find each other.
Make sure children know who to contact and practice, practice, practice.
Texas A&M Forest Service provides programs to aid communities across the state, giving them tools and resources to actively protect themselves and their properties.
Texas Department of Insurance – Fire Marshal provides training and information for the public and fire fighting professionals.
The National Fire Protection Agency is a leading resource on fire, electrical and related hazards.
The American Red Cross offers useful fire safety information for families on their Home Fire Safety portal.
ResponderHelp.com is a resource website for the Emergency Service Organization (ESO) community. The website offers a robust library of valuable resources for first responders.