Public Education

Fire Prevention & Safety Tips

In the United States, someone dies in a home fire every 3 hours, and someone is injured every half-hour. Many of these deaths and injuries could be prevented – if more people knew what to do. Media stories can save lives! A news story about a residential fire provides a valuable opportunity to give your community a safety message during a teachable moment. Drop in these prevention tips and facts, and you just might save a life!

Fire Safety Essentials

All U.S. homes should have working smoke alarms. The combination of working smoke alarms and home fire sprinklers lowers the risk of death from fire by more than 80%. In the event of a fire, escape first – then call for help.

Fire injuries and deaths can be prevented. A few easy steps can save your life!

Tips and tricks to keep you and your family safe!

Fire Escape Plans

Media stories can save lives! A news story about a residential fire provides a valuable opportunity to give your community a safety message during a teachable moment. Drop in these prevention tips and facts, and you just might save a life.

Fires can be prevented. A few easy steps can save your life!

Always have a plan.

Get Out, Stay Out

Smoke Alarm Request Form

Southern Stone County Fire Department partners with the American Red Cross to provide a limited number of free smoke alarms for those who cannot afford to purchase smoke alarms or for those who are unable to install a smoke alarm.

Specialized bedside alarms for the deaf or hard of hearing are also available upon special request. We do not do any installs over 8 ft in height.

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