Chesterfield Junior Public Safety Academy June 20th-30th 2022

Chesterfield Junior Public Safety Academy June 20th-30th 2022

The Chesterfield Public Safety Department is going to be hosting a Junior Public Safety Academy!  The academy will be held June 20th-30th 2022 from 9:00am – 3:00pm and is offered at no cost to incoming 6th-8th grade students for the 2022/2023 school year. Interested participants must complete and turn in: Junior Public Safety Academy application A letter of recommendation signed and

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Thanksgiving Turkey Safety

Thanksgiving Turkey Safety

Cooking fires are a real risk on Thanksgiving as well as any other time of the year. Remember some safety rules! Deep fry your turkey outside on level ground away from the house, deck or overhang. Do not overfill the pot with oil. Read the instructions. Be sure your bird is thoroughly thawed and as

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Look Listen Learn to Prevent Fires

Look Listen Learn to Prevent Fires

Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere. The National Fire Protection Association states that 4 out of 5 U.S. fire deaths occur in the home. Look, Listen, and Learn how you can prevent deadly fires. Look Top three causes for home fires: Cooking Equipment Cooking accounts for 47% of fires, and 20% of

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AFCIs: Protecting Your Home From Fires

AFCIs: Protecting Your Home From Fires

Home fires are more deadly and costly than ever. While the number of total fires and fire injuries is decreasing, property damage and fire deaths are on the rise. Each year arc-faults, caused by worn and inadequate wiring, overburdened circuits, outdated technology, and aging electrical systems, start more than 35,000 home fires causing over 1,130

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Extension Cord Safety Tips

Extension Cord Safety Tips

Not enough cord for your lamp or radio to reach the nearest outlet? Just plowing through the junk drawer for an extension cord? This may not be a good idea. Extension cords can be very helpful in delivering power right where we need it. However, regardless of the gauge or rating of the cord, an

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It’s Fire Prevention Week!

It’s Fire Prevention Week!

Since 1922, the NFPA has sponsored the public observance of Fire Prevention Week. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed Fire Prevention Week a national observance, making it the longest-running public health observance in our country. During Fire Prevention Week, children, adults, and teachers learn how to stay safe in case of a fire. Firefighters provide

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Join Us For Our Open House – Sun. Oct. 10th

Join Us For Our Open House – Sun. Oct. 10th

Please join the Chesterfield Fire Department as we cap off this year's National Fire Prevention Week with our Annual Open House! The event will be held at Fire Station #1 (22 Mile Rd, West of Gratiot) Sunday October 10th from 12:00pm-3:00pm This FREE family-friendly event will feature kids activities, bounce house, interactive demonstrations, refreshments and

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Press Release: House Fire on Forbes Dr

Press Release: House Fire on Forbes Dr

Chesterfield Township Fire and Police Departments were dispatched today at 5:12 AM to the 47000 block of Forbes Dr on reports of a house fire. Neighbors were awakened by the smell of smoke and smoke detector alarms sounding. The neighbors immediately called 911. The first responders found the home full of smoke. Entry was made

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2020 Chesterfield Public Safety Annual Report

2020 Chesterfield Public Safety Annual Report

The Chesterfield Township Department of Public Safety 2020 Annual Report is now available to download or view online.  The report includes a wide variety of statistics and information related to administration, operations, staffing changes, community programs, new equipment, maintenance and upgrades for both the police and fire departments. You may download a PDF copy of the report

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