Fire Safety

It is much wiser, much easier, much safer and much more effective to educate people in the prevention of fire than to respond to their home after a fire has started.

This section is provided by the fire prevention division and is dedicated to the recognition and removal of fire hazards and to the reduction in the occurrence of fire in Waterford. You'll find many fire safety and fire prevention tips that can help lessen the potential for a fire in your home, school or workplace.
  1. Exit Drill in the Home (E.D.I.T.H.)

    Find out how to plan a safe exit drill for a home.

  2. Fire Safety Fact Sheets

    The "Fire Stops With You" fact sheet series listed below offer important fire safety tips on a wide variety of topics.

  3. Fire Safety House

    The Waterford Fire Department mobile Fire Safety House is designed to properly teach the citizens of Waterford home fire safety and fire escape methods.

  4. For Preschoolers

    The Waterford Fire Department provides fire prevention and fire safety talks, demonstrations and fire station tours for preschool children 3 to 4 years old.

  5. For Seniors

    Senior citizens residing in local senior centers, nursing homes, assisted living and independent care facilities participate in the Waterford Fire Department's 'Fire Safety for Seniors' seminar.

  6. In the Classroom

    The Waterford Fire Department has developed a very aggressive fire safety program which it presents to school-aged children throughout the Waterford school district.

  7. In the Home

    This page gives a few simple things to remember to make your home fire safe.

  8. Smoke Detectors

    Smoke detectors are an inexpensive early warning device that saves lives.