Fire Prevention Education

Scotia Fire Prevention1

The Scotia Fire Department provides a number of fire prevention outreach programs, including school visits, poster contests, fire prevention programs, station tours, and our annual open house.
To schedule a fire prevention program, contact the station at 518-381-6115, ext 1

Smoke Alarms

  • Should be on each level of the home, and in every sleeping area
  • Should be tested once a month
  • Should be maintained and replaced per manufacturers recommendation

Carbon Monoxide Alarms

  • Invisible, odorless glass from the burning of fuels
  • Install at least one, near sleeping area
  • Follow manufacturers instructions for installation, maintenance, and replacement

Exit Drills in the Home

  • Practice getting out of the house with family; know two ways out
  • Review meeting place outside
  • Remember to stay low, and feel doors with back of hand
  • Once you are out, stay out

Fire Prevention Links

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation Classes

More than 326,000 people in the US suffer out-of-hospital cardiac arrests each year. Statistics prove that if more people knew CPR, more lives could be saved.
To schedule your CPR Class, contact Lt. Michael Hampel at 518-381-6115, ext 1 or at