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Fire Chief's Message

Community Members,

I hope this message finds you safe and well. As your Fire Chief, I wanted to take a moment to address some important matters concerning our community's safety and well-being.

First and foremost, I want to express my gratitude to our dedicated firefighters and emergency responders who work tirelessly day and night to protect our community. Their commitment to service and bravery in the face of danger is truly commendable. We owe them a debt of gratitude for their unwavering dedication.

As we navigate through these challenging times, it is crucial for us to come together as a community and prioritize safety. Fire safety is not a responsibility that solely falls upon the shoulders of our firefighters. Each and every one of us plays a vital role in preventing and mitigating fire incidents.

I urge you all to take a moment to review your own fire safety preparedness. Ensure that your smoke detectors are in working order and replace the batteries regularly. Create and practice an escape plan with your family, establishing clear routes out of your home in case of an emergency. Additionally, take precautions in the kitchen by practicing safe cooking habits and keeping flammable materials away from heat sources.

It is also important to remain vigilant during the hot summer months when the risk of wildfires increases. Stay informed about fire danger levels in our area and adhere to any burn bans or restrictions that may be in place. Report any signs of smoke or fire immediately to the authorities, as early intervention can prevent disasters from escalating.

Lastly, I encourage you to participate in community fire safety programs and educational initiatives. By staying informed and educated about fire safety, we can empower ourselves and those around us to make safer choices.

Remember, fire safety is a shared responsibility that requires the collaboration of our entire community. Let us continue to support and protect one another by prioritizing fire prevention and preparedness. Together, we can build a safer, more resilient community.

Thank you for your attention, and please stay safe.



Daphne Lanier

Fire Chief