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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

Sat May, 28 2022 @ 14:05

Nature: Alarms - Residential (Single) - Smoke detector

Address: 13 Central Ave

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

Sat May, 28 2022 @ 05:37

Nature: Structure Fire - Chimney

Location: Chesapeake Bay Farms Dairy

Address: 4111 Whitesburg Rd

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

Fri May, 27 2022 @ 19:17

Nature: Alarms - Commercial Structure

Location: Drawbridge Villas

Address: 500 Riverside Dr

City: Pocomoke, MD

Fri May, 27 2022 @ 19:17

Nature: Alarms - Commercial Structure

Location: Drawbridge Villas

Address: 500 Riverside Dr

City: Pocomoke, MD 21851

Alarm Statistics

Jan 27 July 0
Feb 26 Aug 0
Mar 4 Sep 0
Apr 0 Oct 0
May 0 Nov 0
Jun 0 Dec 0
2022 57
2021 306
2020 289
2019 254

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