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Where should smoke detectors be placed in my home?
Residential smoke detectors are early warning devices to wake a sleeping person or persons. Smoke detectors should be placed in each bedroom (sleeping area) and in the hallway leading to the bedrooms.

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1. Where should smoke detectors be placed in my home?
2. What is the best fire extinguisher to purchase for home use?
3. Am I allowed to drive over a fire hose?
4. Who do I call if a fire hydrant needs repair (leaking, broken or missing caps, etc)?
5. When you are not out fighting fires or on ambulance calls, what do you do?
6. When I called 911 and asked for an ambulance, why does a fire truck also respond with the ambulance?
7. When I called 911 and asked for a fire truck, why does an ambulance also respond?
8. Why does the emergency equipment sometimes run with lights and siren, then just turn them off?