Johnson Crossing 5th Grader Lilly Grummert pictured with Fire Chief Todd Bernt (right) and Fire Prevention Coordinator Darek Schuller (left) is the 2016 5th Grade Fire Prevention Poster Contest Winner. She receives a first place ribbon and a $25 gift card to Walmart
Our Involvement Every spring and fall, the Fire Department takes part in the National Change Your Clock, Change Your Battery campaign. We’re able to get 9-Volt batteries free of charge through Energizer.
Senior Citizens & Disabled Residents
Through references from the Department of Social Services, and advertising, the department checks and changes smoke detector batteries for senior citizens and disabled individuals.
Currently we are able to provide smoke detectors at no charge with Volunteer Fire Department Funds.
Public Education Materials at the Library
The Firefighter’s Local 1015 has donated material to the “Fire Safety Corner” at Keene Memorial Library. This public education tool targets young children by making a variety of books and videos on fire safety available to them and their parents. Firefighters also read to children when requested.