Carbon Monoxide Safety
150+ people die on average each year from consumer product-related carbon monoxide. Knowledge and awareness are the keys to protecting your family. Do you have a working CO alarm? Learn more about the dangers of carbon monoxide.
Home Fire Drills
When fire strikes, deadly smoke can fill your home within minutes. That’s why it’s important to plan and practice home fire drills. Read more about how to make a home fire escape plan.
Kitchen Fire Safety
Cooking is one of the main causes of home fires and the main cause of fire injuries. Two-thirds (67%) of home cooking fires start with the ignition of food or other cooking materials. Learn how you can prevent cooking fires to keep your family safe!
Holiday Fire Safety
The use of holiday decorations such as Christmas trees, garlands, electric lights and candles can increase the incidence of holiday fires. Following a few simple fire safety tips can help ensure that you and your loved ones have a fire-safe holiday season. Learn more.
Home Heating Safety
Heating equipment is among the leading causes of home fires nationally and
in New York State. Very often heating-related fires are the result of a lack of
maintenance or simple acts of carelessness. Following these guidelines will
help to ensure that you reduce the possibility of experiencing a heating-related fire.
Home Fire Safety Checklist
Click the link for a comprehensive checklist of important fire safety tips. Check to see if you are adequately practicing fire safety and fire prevention! Home Fire Safety Checklist.
ANSWERING THE CALL
Volunteer firefighting is one of the highest forms of community service!
Volunteer firefighters have been providing this valuable service to the Village of Garden City for more than 100 years, giving back, unselfishly, during fires, emergencies, and natural disasters such as hurricanes and snow storms. We respond to hundreds of calls for assistance throughout the year. We help our fellow neighbors when they are in a time of need.