shortcut to content
Lisha Kill Middle School masthead graphic
Lisha Kill Middle School bottom masthead graphic

 

Our Schools navigation headingclick to visit Colonie Central High School home pageclick to visit Lisha Kill Middle School home pageclick to visit Sand Creek Middle School home pageclick to visit Forest Park Elementary home pageclick to visit Roessleville Elementary home pageclick to visit Saddlewood Elementary home pageclick to visit Shaker Road Elementary home pageclick to visit Veeder Elementary home page
Lisha Kill Middle School News

Lisha Kill Students Learn About Fire Prevention

The Midway Fire Department presented a home safety checklist to Lisha Kill students in accordance with National Fire Prevention Week in October.

The checklist reviewed the importance of smoke detectors, carbon monoxide alarms, home escape plans, fire extinguishers, and electrical hazards. The students were attentive and asked many questions. The safety checklist is below.

Members of the Midway Fire Department that attended Lisha Kill were firefighters Andrew Cohen, Aimee Zesewitz, Kevin Hart, Fire Police Officer Kristen Obermayer and Captain Eric Obermayer. (photos below)

Home Fire Safety Checklist

Below is a list of tips to keep your home and family safe from fire. Please take a moment to sit down as a family and discuss the tips and to inspect your home. Any of the tips could save a life.

  • Install a smoke detector on every floor of your home -- ideally one should be in every bedroom

  • Test the alarm and have a fire drill

  • Change the batteries at every daylight saving time change

  • Install a carbon monoxide detector in all sleeping areas

  • Change the batteries at every daylight saving time change

  • Have a meeting point outside the home to account for all family members

  • Know two ways to exit every room

  • Identify who is responsible for young children

  • Have a fire drill to practice your escape plan

  • Know all emergency numbers – 911

  • Place an all-purpose fire extinguisher in key locations in your home – the kitchen, bedroom, garage and basement

  • Know how to use the extinguisher safely

  • Check expiration dates of the extinguisher

  • Extension cords should not be placed under rugs or heavy furniture

  • Do not overload electrical outlets

 

Protect your home tip-by-tip…Your local firefighters thank you for your support

firefighters visit Lisha Kill firefighters visit Lisha Kill firefighters visit Lisha Kill
firefighters visit Lisha Kill firefighters visit Lisha Kill firefighters visit Lisha Kill