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Fire Prevention, Safety Education, and Emergency Preparedness

The Citizens Hose Company - Shortsville Fire Department fire prevention and safety team is dedicated to preventing fires and injuries in the community through proactive education and training for people of all ages. You can learn to be prepared for fires, severe weather, and other emergencies. Help us help you learn not to burn!

Free smoke detectors are always available. Contact Fire Chief Jason Wagner (585-202-7529) to make arrangements. We will come to your home and install the detectors for you at your convenience.



New! Bike Rodeo Presentation

This is the presentation given by Bob Case and Donna Schaertl at the 2009 Fire and Life Safety Educators Conference at the NYS Fire Academy at Montour Falls.

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Community Fire Safety House

Everything you ever wanted to know about smoke alarms

Everything you ever wanted to know about fire extinguishers

Emergency Preparedness for America

Emergency Preparedness for Kids

Emergency Preparedness for Business

Candle Safety Tips

Wood Stove Heating Safety Information

Safe Kids Foundation

Sparky the Fire Dog

Open burning laws information page.

Additional Fire Prevention Information is available from the United States Fire Administration (USFA)