9409 Old Bardstown Rd., Louisville, Ky. 40291
**It shall be the mission of the Fern Creek Fire Department to provide quality fire protection and emergency services to the citizens of our community.**
As a new school year begins, it's important to remember fire safety for all ages in our schools.Part of that safety equation is fire & life safety on college campuses.
Below is a preview of a documentary produced by Campus Firewatch about nine campus-related fires that occurred in a matter of weeks in the U.S.
Please visit our College Fire Safety page by clicking above and help prevent this type of tragedy.
The entire "9 Fires" documentary can be seen at the Michael Minger Foundation
Jefferson County Fire in partnership with Louisville Fire, Louisville MetroSafe, KYESA & SIAC have begun an educational campaign to reduce the number of false alarms that the local fire departments respond to. Please visit the ALARMS site below to learn more on how you can help us reduce false alarms.
ALARMS INFORMATION PAGEms
Please click on the link below to view The Idea Bank's short video on the importance of fire alarms, having alarm systems operating correctly, and thereby reducing the number of false alarms
(Click "Play PSA" on their website to watch the video)
SCALDING & BURN PREVENTION
A scald injury can happen at any age
Hot liquids from bath water, hot coffee, or even microwaved soup can cause devastating injuries
There were over 58,000 scalding/non-fire burn injuries in 2007. Those injuries accounted for almost a third of all burn injuries reported by hospitals
Below, you can also watch NFPA's Amy LeBeau on the importance of testing bath water for children
The National Fire Protection Association has developed fire safety information for persons and families dealing with disabilities
Please visit their page for these helpful guidelines by clicking on the logo above
Every year in the United States, about 3,500 people die in home fires.
Most of these deaths occurred in homes that didn’t have a working smoke alarm.
If your smoke alarm was installed before January 30, 2003, it needs to be replaced!
Visit the U.S. Fire Administration site for more information
The American Academy of Pediatrics has issued a new report on Sudden Infant-Death Syndrome (SIDS)
in relation to car seats, infant carriers, and slings.
Please visit our page above for more information.
Visit our page on Carbon Monoxide poisoning and how to keep your family SAFE!
Stay up-to-date on nationwide recalls & safety bulletins by clicking on the site above.
For general information & publications, please visit their main website here.