MCFRS News Release

Resolve to be Safe in 2011

Rockville, MD - - - Still looking for a New Year’s resolution? The Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Service suggests making one that can truly benefit you and your family - - resolve to be fire safe in 2011.  Now is a great time to ensure your smoke alarm is working, your family has a home fire escape plan and has practiced it with a home fire drill.  

“The message in 2011 simple and important,” said Fire Chief Richard Bowers. “We’re asking residents to get serious about fire safety in 2011. We know that working smoke alarms and effective fire prevention and safety education has a significant impact on lowering the number of fire-related deaths and injuries. The safety of each and every citizen is important to us and we’re asking residents to resolve to be fire safe in 2011.”

Some fire safety tips to get you started: