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Welcome to the Official Website for the Pound Ridge Fire Department

 
     
 
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Chief James M. Dodge III, February 08

In today’s world, consumers expect everything to happen fast. A hot meal at the door in 30 minutes or less. Groceries delivered in a matter of hours. Coffee order ready for pickup at the push of a button. In many cases, speed makes our lives a little bit easier. But when it comes to fire, speed is killing people in their homes.

The pace at which a fire races through a home has increased at a dramatic ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief James M. Dodge III, November 13

Candles may be pretty to look at but they are a cause of home fires — and home fire deaths. Remember, a candle is an open flame, which means that it can easily ignite anything that can burn. ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Halloween Announcement

October 20

After careful consideration, planning and countless meetings discussing the possibilities of a Haunted House like years past, we regret to inform the public that we will NOT be holding a haunted house celebration. With Covid-19 cases on the rise nationwide, we cannot in good faith put the public and our membership at risk of exposure to the virus. It pains us not to spend the night with you, the public ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Chief James M. Dodge III, October 16

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Oct. 2, 2020 —
Fire Prevention Week is observed nationally during October 4-10. This year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!" works to educate everyone about the simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

While more people have been staying home during this pandemic, the potential for fires has also ... (Full Story & Photos)

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Did you know that today, if your home broke out in fire, you would have less than three minutes to escape safely?

Chief James M. Dodge III, February 21

Forty years ago, a person had about 17 minutes to escape a burning home. Evolutions in furnishings, homes incorporating more open layouts, and lightweight construction materials, allow fires to spread much quicker.

But luckily, the simple action of closing your bedroom door before going to sleep can help slow the spread of smoke, heat, and fire.

UL’s Fire Safety Research Institute launched the “Close ... (Full Story & Photos)

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