Fire Prevention Education
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
- 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
- US Fire Administration
- NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control – Carbon Monoxide Resources
- NYS Office of Fire Prevention and Control – Kids Activities
- Schenectady County Emergency Management
- Schenectady County Emergency Notification System – Signup
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 email@example.com.