Fire Prevention

Legisaltive Report Template.

 We encourage you to use the following resources: 

For up-to-date information on the current fire statistics, visit our state website. Together, we can make a difference in the fire deaths in our state.

 Fatal Fire Stats Sheet - PDF

 Fatal Fire Stats Sheet - JPEG

 Fatal Fire Stats Sheets - PNG

 Fire Prevention Month Social Media Materials

Carelessness causes most fires in the home. Does your home pass this checklist? Place a checkmark next to the items that your household has done. Test your friends, too! Your Fire Department offers free home fire safety inspection. Call your firefighters to set up an appointment at 734-482-9778. 

Actions That Can Prevent A Fire


  • Lighters and matches are in a locked or high cabinet.
  • Cooking pot handles in the kitchen are facing toward the back of the stove.
  • Your electrical outlets are not overloaded, and you don't have any frayed cracked, or broken cords.
  • After grilling or using the fireplace, your hot ashes are stored in a proper metal container, filled with water, away from the house.
  • Your smoke detectors batteries have been changed twice a year at the same time you reset your clocks for daylight Saving Time or another standard time.
  • You have a carbon monoxide detector is mounted near your gas appliances.
  • All exits from rooms are not blocked.
  • You have a fire extinguisher on each level of the house.
  • You have the family escape plan mapped out and posted in a visible place in the house.
  • Small electrical appliances are unplugged if not in use.

Fire Prevention Tips