The dedicated members of the Minooka Fire Protection District strive to provide reliable emergency services, public education and awareness for our customers in a cost effective and responsible manner.
KEEP THE WREATH RED
This holiday season we will display a wreath with red bulbs to
remind everyone to be safe. If a fire occurs that is a result of
holiday decorations, one of the red bulbs will be replaced with
a white one. Please practice safety while installing and displaying
Holiday Decorating Tips:
When decorating the outside of your house, do not cover up your house address numbers. Make sure they are visible from the street.
Make sure your tree stays fresh and green
by keeping it watered.
Click here for more tree safety tips!
Overloading an outlet can be dangerous and a fire hazard.
Also, make sure extension cords are not running across doorways or under carpets/rugs.
Click here for more Electrical Safety tips.
Are you the Clark Griswold of your street?
Indoors or outside, use only lights that have been tested for
safety by an independent testing laboratory.
Replace any string of lights with worn or broken cords or loose bulb connectins. Connect no more than three strands of mini light sets and a maximum of 50 bulbs for screw-in bulbs. Read manufacturer's instructions for number of LED strands to connect together.
How Prepared or Unprepared are you?
Did you know...?
Smoke alarms should be replace at least every 10 years?
If you live in the following subdivisions in Minooka and have never changed out your smoke alarms, now would be a good time to replace them:
Rivers Edge Landing
Here is a great opportunity for you! Every second Monday of each month at 1:30pm, the Minooka Library has a FREE Fire and Life Safety Program given by a real firefighter. Each class session is approximately 30 minutes long. Call to reserve your family's spot today...(815) 467-1600.
There is nothing like sitting by an open fire on a cold night. Indoor and outdoor portable ethanol burning fireplaces have become more popular in recent years. While these products provide ambiance and a little warmth, keep in mind the fuel, device and open flame can be dangerous.