Osage Beach Fire Protection District

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Tri State Testing Date Set

In order to be employed by the Fire District each individual must test and be added to the list with Tri-State Alliance. Information on next testing date listed below: TSRFA Application Packet 2017

Tips from the CDC on Extreme Heat

Extreme Heat: A Prevention Guide to Promote Your Personal Health and Safety HIGHLIGHTS Elderly people (65 years and older), infants and children and people with chronic medical conditions are more prone to heat stress. Air-conditioning is the number one protective factor against heat-related illness and death. During conditions of extreme heat, spend time in locations […]

Firework Safety

          Fireworks are often used to mark special events and holidays. However, they are not safe in the hands of consumers. Fireworks cause thousands of burns and eye injuries each year. People can enjoy fireworks safely if they follow a few simple safety tips: BE CAREFUL! Be safe. If you want […]

Camden County Offers Free Service

CAMDEN COUNTY EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY ASKS RESIDENTS TO SIGN-UP TO RECEIVE LOCAL ALERTS Camden County Residents Can Now Receive Real Time Public Safety Messages Through Nixle The Camden County Emergency Management Agency has partnered with Nixle to implement its Community Notification System to alert residents in real-time for localized emergency situations and relevant community advisories. […]

2017 Annual Fish Fry Sunday April 2nd

Carbon Monoxide Safety

            Often called the invisible killer, carbon monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels (such as gasoline, wood, coal, natural gas, propane, oil, and methane) burn incompletely. In the home, heating and cooking equipment that burn fuel can be sources of carbon monoxide. CO alarms should be […]

Heating Safety

                There is something about the winter months and curling up with a good book by the fireplace. But did you know that heating equipment is one of the leading causes of home fire deaths? With a few simple safety tips and precautions you can prevent most heating […]

Winter Storms

With Winter storms approaching this weekend here are some tips to keep you safe!                     Fire Safety during Winter Storms Winter storms can happen almost anywhere. They can cause us problems. Know what to do before, during and after a storm. This will help keep you […]

Winter Holiday Safety

Winter holidays are a time for families and friends to get together. But that also means a greater risk for fire. Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season. HOLIDAY DECORATING Be careful with holiday decorations. Choose decorations that are flame resistant or flame retardant. Keep lit candles away from […]

Christmas Tree Safety

                As you deck the halls this holiday season, be fire smart. A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. ┬áPICKING THE TREE Choose a tree with fresh, green needles that do not fall off when touched. ┬áPLACING THE TREE Before placing […]