When Should I Change My Batteries In My Smoke Alarms?
You should change the batteries in your smoke alarm twice a year. When you change your clocks to start Daylight Saving Time in March and in November when Daylight Saving Time ends.
Can I have a backyard fire pit or chiminea?
Yes. Fire pits and chimineas used for pleasure, cooking, warmth, or similar purposes are allowed within the city limits.
These fires must be attended at all times and kept at least 15 feet away from any structure or combustible material. Use only clean dry wood or charcoal. Do not burn yard waste or rubbish. Fire pits and chimineas must have an approved spark arrestor that is constructed of iron, heavy wire mesh, or other non-combustible material with openings no larger than 1/2 inch. If the smoke or odor emmissions become offensive or objectionable, you will be required to extinguish the fire.
How much clearance must I have around a fire hydrant?
Minimum clearance is three (3) feet, as determined by the International Fire Code, 2003 edition, Section 508.5.5
Does the Fire Department provide public safety classes?
Yes, we present public education classes to schools and organizations. They may call us at (307) 637-6311
Who do I contact for a fire safety inspection at our business?
You may contact the Fire and Rescue Administration Offices at (307) 637-6311 to schedule an inspection.