Surf City Volunteer Fire Department
How come i must dial 9-1-1? Can’t i recently phone the fire section direct and save time?
The 9-1-1 crisis system was created to save your self valued time when moments count. 9-1-1- is the universal emergency quantity that you can use round the clock for police, fire or disaster medical services. Fire stations are not correctly prepared to just take emergency telephone calls and phoning the place right really wastes response time. In addition we have been an all volunteer fire business therefore the fire station just isn't staffed 24 hours a day seven days per week generally there are no body there to resolve your phone call.
Imagine if I am not certain that there is certainly a fire in my house, like a smell but no fire noticeable, or a spark in an appliance?
Do not be embarrassed to call for your Fire Department’s assistance. Our firefighters are friends and family and next-door neighbors and now we tend to be right here to provide. Call 9-1-1 and we'll send out a limited amount of resources to assist you explore. It is advisable to try out it safe.
Will the Fire division reply if my carbon monoxide sensor activates?
Yes, but you must call 9-1-1. The Fire business will respond to test air for carbon monoxide.
We locked myself away from the house. Will the Fire Department assist me to get entry?
As a “service orientated” Fire Company, we shall try to direct you towards gaining accessibility if you should be secured aside. Some new doorways and locks sometimes succeed more difficult for people to gain access to make entry without doing harm to a door or window. We shall do our best to help you.
How come numerous fire equipment have to respond?
Our objective will be react to your emergency as quickly and effectively as you are able to. Fire Company products tend to be sent centered on a pre-determined criteria and relating to information gotten by the 9-1-1 telephone call taker. A fire at home needs even more sources than something similar to a remote leaf pile at the curb.
I labeled as 9-1-1 for a health disaster and fire apparatus came to my home.
Fire Company cars tend to be totally loaded with first-aid and basic disaster health reaction products, including defibrillators. A few of our firefighters tend to be N.J. Certified crisis healthcare Technicians (EMTs) and Emergency Responders, much like the workers riding the ambulance, trained to handle medical calls. Our ultimate goal is to give you appropriate standard of attention that you might want.
Do I need to put a smoke sensor in just about every room? Exactly how many do i want?
Smoke Detectors should-be put beyond each room and on every degree of the home, like the basement. Present laws and regulations additionally require a smoke detector in each bedroom. On flooring without rooms, detectors should be put in in or near living areas such as dens, areas, or household spaces.
Can I receive a free smoke sensor?
Yes. will help
How do I receive a duplicate of a fire incident report for my insurance provider?
Have your insurance company mail the request to our address listed on our homepage. We will work with your insurance carrier to obtain the proper report.
Who do I call about a fire extinguisher that's broken or has to be recharged?
Check out the TELEPHONE DIRECTORY under Fire Extinguishers for a certified service specialist. The Surf City Volunteer Fire Company cannot fix or gather fire extinguishers.