4 Fire Safety Tips for Kids

Teaching children about fire safety is critical. That's especially true here at Lancaster County Fire Rescue. We believe that taking time to teach young people some simple but important rules can save their lives – and maybe even someone else's. In order to make sure...

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Washer & Dryer Safety Tips for Your Home

While many fire safety hazards around the home are obvious, such as candles and heaters, it's easy to forget that other things in your home can also be a risk. This includes appliances such as washers and dryers. Here at Lancaster County Fire Rescue in Lancaster, SC,...

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5 Fire Safety Tips for Candles

Did you know that candles are the number one fire hazard in America? These simple objects often get forgotten or overlooked. This is why it's vital that you have fire safety practices in your South Carolina home. Your Lancaster County fire departments want to keep you...

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5 Ways to Prevent CO Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a silent killer. Since it's so dangerous, it's critical that you learn how to prevent exposure to this deadly gas. As your local Lancaster fire department, Lancaster County Fire Rescue wants to share five important steps you can take to prevent CO...

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6 Ways to Keep Your Holiday Safe

During the holidays, you're focused on cheerful holiday activities and traditions – not safety. That's not the case here at Lancaster County Fire Rescue. Our volunteer firefighters want to stress the importance of being careful in your home this holiday season. Here...

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Be Aware of Carbon Monoxide Poisoning

Carbon monoxide is a tasteless, odorless gas that can be deadly. It's up to you to know the signs of CO poisoning and to make sure you're safe from this silent killer. As your local Lancaster fire department, it's our duty at Lancaster County Fire Rescue to educate...

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October 8-14 Is Fire Prevention Awareness Week

October 8-14 is Fire Prevention Awareness Week. Today, Lancaster County Fire Rescue wants to share some ways you can prevent fires in your home, workplace, or anywhere you go. During the dry season of fall, the risk of fires increases, especially outdoors. Your local...

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September Is Fire Prevention Awareness Month

Fall is a season filled with beautiful falling leaves, crackling campfires, and warm and toasty households. But it's also the time of year when fires are most likely to happen. That's why September is Fire Prevention Awareness Month. As your local Lancaster fire...

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5 Heating Safety Tips to Think About Now

It's hard to think about turning on the heat in your home when we're still dealing with 90 degree temperatures. However, fall will be here before you know it! Now's the time to start thinking about fire prevention and the safety of the heating equipment you use in...

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How to Test Your Smoke Detectors

Smoke detectors are often our first defense in case of a fire. That's why it's vital to make sure that they're working properly in your home. After all, it could save you and your loved ones' lives! But how can you check to make sure that they're running efficiently...

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