Prevention & Safety

Fire Prevention and Public Education

One of the most important aspects of firefighting is preventing a fire before it starts.

The Bellport Fire Department is committed to the education of adults and children in preventing and surviving fires. We have an extensive fire prevention program that utilizes a variety of methods to teach fire safety to the general public as well as our own members.

Safety Tips & Links

  • Be careful with candles and do not leave them unattended. Never sleep with candles burning.
  • Do not overload outlets and extension cords. Remove electrical cords from under rugs and behind radiators.
  • Never put a portable space heater near drapes, furniture, bedding, or other flammable materials.
  • Keep flammable liquids away from the stove or other heat source.
  • Remove all materials on or near your stove that could catch fire, including paper goods, dish towels, etc.
  • Have a family escape plan and practice; know more than one way out.
  • Keep matches, lighters and candles away from children.
  • Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Detectors save lives. Install and maintain them.
  • Visit Sparky the fire dog website!
  • Visit the U.S. Fire Administration (USFA) website.

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