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The mission of the Pocomoke City Fire Company is to protect the lives and property of Pocomoke City and its surrounding area, through emergency response, education, and prevention.

Fire Safety

Don't Wait, Check the Date!   But Why?

Answer: Smoke alarms are only good for 10 years! 

“Don’t Wait – Check the Date! Replace Smoke Alarms Every 10 Years,” represents our effort to educate the public about basic but essential elements of smoke alarm safety.

NFPA’s survey data shows that the public has many misconceptions about smoke alarms, which may put them at increased risk in the event of a home fire. For example, only a small percentage of people know how old their smoke alarms are, or how often they need to be replaced. Read more from NFPA Journal.

As a result of those and related findings, we’re addressing smoke alarm replacement with a focus on these key messages:

  • Smoke alarms should be replaced every 10 years. This includes wired and battery operated detectors. 
  • Make sure you know how old all the smoke alarms are in your home.
  • To find out how old a smoke alarm is, look at the date of manufacture on the back of the alarm; the alarm should be replaced 10 years from that date.
  • New smoke alarms come with a sealed 10-year battery. Their batteries cannot be replaced. 
  • Test your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms monthly

http://www.nfpa.org/public-education/campaigns/fire-prevention-week


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Recent Calls

Tue Jan, 31 2023 @ 16:05

Nature: Fire Public Service Call

Location: Dividing Creek Road

Address: 34055 Clearfield Drive

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

Tue Jan, 31 2023 @ 14:12

Nature: Vehicle Accident

Location: Arbys

Address: 2322 Stockton Rd

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

Mon Jan, 30 2023 @ 20:27

Nature: Alarms - Residential (Single)

Address: 3227 Aydelotte Rd

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

Sun Jan, 29 2023 @ 21:21

Nature: Alarms - Residential (Single) - Smoke detector

Address: 1403 Cedar Run

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

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