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Old Lyme Fire Department - Fire Safety Public Education

The life you save may just be your own!

Deaths from fires and burns are the fifth most common cause of unintentional injury deaths in the United States (CDC 2005) and the third leading cause of fatal home injury (Runyan 2004). The United States mortality rate from fires ranks fourth among the 25 developed countries for which statistics are available (USFA 2007).

The Old Lyme Fire Department. is committed to public education and awareness. We believe that the best fire is the one that is avoided! Learn how to protect you and your family from fire and other disasters. Much of the information in this section has come directly from the U.S. Fire Administration (FEMA) and FireSafety.gov.

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Tools and History of the Fire Service

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