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Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Smoke Alarms Save Lives

Mar 6, 2013

Smoke Alarms Save Lives   Tragically, people lose their lives every year because they do not have smoke alarms, or, they have tampered with them by removing the batteries or taking them down from the ceiling. Don’t let this happen to you! Keep your family protected by having smoke alarms installed outside all sleeping areas, making sure they are fully...

Swift Water Safety

Swift Water Safety

Jun 15, 2012

As the creeks and rivers around our city are rising extremely fast, so is the dangers associated with swift moving water.  The Kelowna Fire Department would like to remind EVERYONE to please stay completely clear of the moving water to prevent accidents.  If you find yourself in an undesirable position in the water, please remember some basic information as...

Ice Safety

Ice Safety

Jan 9, 2012

Ice Safety Tips   Download Video with Vixy.net | YouTube to MP3: Vixy | Replay Media Catcher   The Kelowna Fire Department has 4 teams of specially trained individuals for ice rescue.  Due to the incredibly warm temperatures this year we would like to warn you to stay off the ice completely if possible.  If you find yourself in a...

Water That Tree!

Water That Tree!

Nov 23, 2011

With the holiday season in full swing as decorations get put up, light displays showcased, and decorated trees become part of your living rooms landscape the Kelowna Fire Department would like to pass along some statistics and warnings to ensure your family is kept as safe as possible this holiday season. Each year during the holiday season, fires claim the...

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Aug 22, 2011

Protect Your Family From Fire   Fire prevention week is fast approaching and will be held on October 9 – 15, 2011 with the “Protect Your Family From Fire” theme.  During this week our Fire Prevention branch will be working their hardest to educate families on fire safety and how to get out alive. During this week we will be hosting our...

Child Fire Safety

Child Fire Safety

Jul 17, 2011

Teaching our children about fire safety and protecting our homes.   Get your family involved. Teach your children evacuation techniques, in case of a fire. Have a plan and practice it. Have a fire drill this week and see how everyone does. Use a stopwatch and time everyone. Set the meeting place at the end of the driveway. Teach the children what to do if...