Most modern smoke detectors will chirp to alert you the batteries are low, you should replace the batteries and test your smoke detector. Smoke detectors can be purchased at any hardware or large commercial department store.
We recommend you change the batteries in your smoke detectors every 6 months, an easy way to remember is to change batteries when you reset your clock for daylight savings time.
The laws set forth by your local fire department and the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) protect you by making sure that all fire related systems are tested at regular intervals to insure proper operation of that system.
Fire Engines and Ladder Trucks are supported by taxpayer revenues and there is no charge for these pieces of equipment.
The fire sprinkler system is constantly charged with water under pressure, which holds the fire sprinkler valve in the closed position. When a fire sprinkler head is activated water instantly flows on to the fire.
A wet fire sprinkler system is commonly installed in areas where the ambient temperature is above 32 degrees F.
Training is provided by Davenport Fire Department. We can assist you in organizing and conducting an orderly evacuation, and evaluating results with management of the facility. To schedule a Fire Drill contact DFD Fire Prevention Bureau.
Simply list your skills and work competencies that you think will best fit the position. You can talk about your strengths in relation to the job opening and can also talk a little about your career goals.
Used where a frost risk may arise, the dry fire sprinkler system is constantly charged with compressed air, which holds the fire sprinkler valve in closed position. When a fire sprinkler head is activated, the air pressure is lost, the valve opens and water flows into the system and on to the fire.
A dry fire sprinkler system is commonly installed in areas where the ambient temperature is at or below 32 degrees F.
You will need to get out of the house and then call 9-1-1 for the Fire Department from outside of the house or from a neighbor's house. The use of a phone could cause the gas to ignite if you called from inside the house.
Yes, citizens can request to ride along on a fire engine. For more information contact the Training and Education Division at 444-2185. Contact Human Resources for further information regarding the entry process for DFD.