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2018 Incident Responses
Month Station 8 Station 28 Total
Jan 791 384 1,175
Feb 642 286 928
Mar 682 310 992
Apr 642 288 930
May 790 311 1,101
Jun 754 263 1,017
Total 4,301 1,842 6,143

Historic Incident Responses
Year Station 8 Station 28 Total
2017 9,088 3,616 12,704
2016 11,478 3,664 15,142
2015 11,109 3,421 14,530
2014 10,602 3,438 14,040
2013 10,316 3,443 13,759
2012 10,313 3,703 14,016
2011 9,956 3,819 13,775
2010 10,406 3,727 14,133
2009 10,837 3,631 14,468
2008 11,088 3,605 14,693

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Imagine waking up in the middle of the night to the smell of toxic fumes burning your every breath, thick smoke bellowing everywhere. What do you do?!

How can a Home Fire Safety Visit help? 

Our trained voluneers and fire rescue professionals will come to your home for a personal consultation and you will receive:

  • Installed smoke alarms if no working smoke alarms are present
  • Valuable fire safety information 
  • Guidance in the development of your Family Fire Escape Plan


Here are some great pointers for your safety:


CREATOR: gd-jpeg v1.0 (using IJG JPEG v62), default qualityProperly installed and maintained smoke alarms are an early warning system to prevent deaths and injuries caused by fire.

So where should you place smoke alarms?

  • either high up on the wall or on the ceilings away from windows, garage doors, or any ventilation
  • install on every level including the basement, outside of sleeping areas and in the bedrooms 
  • regularly test your smoke alarms around the house to ensure they are working properly
  • Maryland's new Smoke Alarm Law requires for all battery-only operated smoke alarms to be replaced with units powered by sealed-in, ten-year/long life batteries by January 1st, 2018. 



It's pivotal you come up with a Home Fire Escape Plan as it may save your family’s life.

So what should you include?

  • Plan for a main exit route and an alternative.
  • If you hear “fire” then everyone should evacuate immediately.
  • Decide on a meeting place outside of your home. 
  • When the firefighters arrive, let them know you are safe.
  • NEVER re-enter a burning building!  
  • Practice your escape routes regularly with everyone to prevent panic in the event of an actual emergency.
  • In the event of a fire, remember to "stay low and go".
  • Before opening a door check it with the back of your hand. If it feels hot, do NOT open the door! Look for another exit - it might be the window!  


Click here for a blank template to draw up your plan!



An ABC fire extinguisher can be used in the event of most household fires. If you do decide to purchase one, make sure you are properly trained on how to use it. Don't forget to also inspect your fire extinguisher monthly. It's important you know what types of fires the extinguisher puts out. You don’t want to be putting water on an electrical fire or cooking oil fire. When using a fire extinguisher remember the acronym PASS!


Click here for more information on home fire prevention.


Still have questions or are unsure if your home is safe, then request a Home Fire Safety Visit using the provided link.

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