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IMPORTANT INFORMATION



As OC is experiencing an uptick in COVID-19 cases, now is the time to be vigilant. Practice social distancing and continue healthy habits to help slow the spread of COVID-19. #OCCOVID19

To assist two critically injured OCFA firefighters, monetary donations may be made to the Wildland Firefighting Foundation and OCFirefighters.org

To enhance services to the community, donations may be made to the OCFA Foundation

For all other donations, please send an email to OCFADonations@ocfa.org

Almost two-thirds of all home fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarm. Protect your family by installing smoke alarms, inspecting them regularly, and practicing home fire drills.





Smoke Alarms, Carbon Monoxide Alarms, and Home Escape Plans Smoke Alarms 
  • Almost two-thirds of all home fire deaths occur in homes with no working smoke alarms.
  • Protect your home and family by installing working smoke alarms on every level of the home, in the hallway outside the sleeping areas, and in each bedroom.
  • Test your smoke alarms once a month and replace the battery every 10 years.
Carbon Monoxide Alarms 
  • When a carbon monoxide alarm sounds, move all people and pets outside immediately and call 9-1-1.
  • Carbon monoxide alarms should be installed in all homes, apartments and workplaces.
  • Install alarms in each sleeping area and on every level of the home.
Home Escape Plans 
  • Create a home escape plan and practice escaping your home with your family in two minutes or less.
  • Draw a floor plan of your entire house showing all doors and windows.
  • Identify two ways out of every room.
  • Establish a meeting place outside the home.
  • Always sleep with bedroom doors closed.
Resources
Carbon Monoxide Alarms EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi
Home Escape Plan EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi
Home Escape Plan Template EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi
Smoke Alarms EnglishSpanishChineseKoreanVietnameseFarsi