Fire Prevention is one of the most important functions of the Gilmer Fire and Rescue Department. We are committed to education and prevention in hopes of lowering fire injuries and fatalities. Check out some resources below, including our kids section with projects specifically for teaching your kids!

Smoke Detectors Save Lives!

Having smoke detectors is often the difference between life and death.

The risk of dying in a home fire is 55 percent lower in homes with working smoke detectors.

Need information on disposing your smoke detectors? Click here!

Click here for more information on smoke detectors!


Fire Escape Plans

Having and practicing an escape plan with your children is important! This includes multiple ways out of the home and a meeting point!

Here are some resources to use for family Fire Safety:

Family Fire Safety
Fire Escape Planning Map

Click here for more information on fire escape planning!

If you want more great safety tips on fire prevention, check out this resource!

Are you an educator looking for resources for your classroom? Check out this free resource courtesy of the NFPA.