News & Events

News & Events

Prevent Sprinkler System Freeze-Ups

Prevent Sprinkler System Freeze-Ups

With repeated cycles of freezing temperatures in our area, property managers and building owners are urged to check their riser rooms – where fire sprinkler system control valves are located – to ensure the entire room is maintained at a temperature above 40°F.

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Safety Tip:  New Year — New Smoke Alarms?

Safety Tip: New Year — New Smoke Alarms?

It’s a Fact. Smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms wear out. If your alarms were manufactured before January 2007, they need to be replaced. Check the back of each alarm for the manufacture date and replace alarms that are more than 10 years old.

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Join Us to “Push In” New Engine 1 on January 14

Join Us to “Push In” New Engine 1 on January 14

Kids of all ages are encouraged to join us for a special celebration at University Station #1. On Saturday, January 14 at 11 am, everyone will be invited to participate in a fire service tradition – the “Push In” of new Engine 1!

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Felts Field Aircraft Rescue

Felts Field Aircraft Rescue

Firefighters responded to Felts Field to a reported rescue involving a small aircraft at 1:40 am on December 27. The pilot was unharmed.

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Valley Fire Crews Battle Fire in Snowstorm

Valley Fire Crews Battle Fire in Snowstorm

Firefighters responded to a residential structure fire at 18309 E. Desmet Avenue shortly after 12 am on December 15. Two residents noticed flames on the second floor, called 911 and evacuated. Crews extinguished the fire within five minutes of arrival, limiting the fire damage to the second floor and attic. The cause of the fire is under investigation.

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