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Menifee Firefighters might not be at the station when you call. Even if they are, they will still have to activate 911 so that other emergency responders are notified. On the other hand, the 911 system is designed to save valuable seconds. When you dial 911, the system quickly locates and routes the call to the sheriff or fire unit that is closest to your location.
At a minimum, smoke detectors should be placed outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home. On floors without bedrooms, detectors should be installed in or near living areas such as dens, living rooms, or family rooms. Remember to vacuum out and test the detectors regularly and don’t forget to change the batteries at least once a year.
Homeowners should buy an extinguisher that can handle Class A, B, and C fires. This type of extinguisher is designed to put out the types of fires that usually occur in homes including wood, paper, flammable liquids, and electrical fires.