Fire Department -  2074 Aurelius Road, Holt MI  48842 - (517) 694-3327 - email

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Delhi Charter Township Fire Department

Fire/Life Safety Checklist

The Delhi Township Fire Department would like to assist you and your family in creating and maintaining a safe home environment.  While all of the following questions may not apply to you, an unchecked box may represent a potential hazard in your home.  If you are able to check all of the boxes, we commend you for your fire and life safety efforts. 

Home Exterior

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House numbers easily visible from the street

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No accumulation of rubbish, leaves or debris in my yard

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Roof and gutters clear of leaves and debris

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No branches overhanging the roof

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Chimney screen/spark arrester on chimney

Gasoline/Storage

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Paint, thinners, and flammable materials are stored in original containers

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Gasoline is stored in an approved container and away from combustibles

Kitchen/Cooking

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Pot handles are always turned toward the center of the stove when cooking

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Pot holders, towels and other combustibles are kept away from the stove

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The oven and stove are kept clean

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Cooking food is NEVER left unattended

Electrical

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Only UL approved appliances are used

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Outlets are NEVER overloaded

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Multi-plug adapters (strip plugs) are used only if they have circuit breakers

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We do not experience any flickering lights or tripped circuit breakers

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Cords to appliances are not frayed and have all prongs in place

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Safety caps cover open outlets if there are small children in the home

Smoking

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Matches and lighters are kept out of the reach of children at all times

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Ashtrays are NEVER emptied until all ashes are cool

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Trashcans and furniture are checked for smoldering cigarettes before bedtime

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No one smokes in bed or when drowsy

Smoke Detectors

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There is a smoke detector on every level and outside every sleeping room

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All smoke detectors are checked monthly

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Batteries are changed twice per year (change your clock/change your battery)

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Any detectors over ten years old are replaced

Personal Safety

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Every family member knows how to dial 9-1-1 in an emergency

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Any firearms are stored in a secure location our of the reach of children

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There are 2 clear exits out of each room in the house

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Our family has developed and practices a home escape plan

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Everyone knows where the fire extinguisher is and how to use it

Fire Department Contact Information

Delhi Township Fire Dept.

2074 Aurelius Rd.
Holt MI  48842

phone: 517-694-3327

fax: 517-699-3879

email

Office hours:  M-F 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

This page was updated June 01, 2017