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     Steve sdetector Daylight Savings Time is upon us!  You should replace thebattery in each smoke detector at least once a year. A good way to remember this is, "change your clocks - change your batteries." This slogan is used by the fire service nationally to provide an easy reminder to change the detector battery each time you adjust your clocks for Daylight Savings Time.  Dust can collect over time and cause the unit from operating properly.  To clean, just use the soft brush cleaning attachment that is part of most vacuum cleaners.  It is now recommended that smoke detectors be replaced every ten years. If you do not know how old your smoke detector is, or if it is known to be at least ten years old, replace it with a new unit as soon as possible. Working smoke detectors save lives!!

     

     

    Click here to learn more about why you should have smoke detectors (FEMA)

     

    Click here to learn more about keeping your community safe and sound (NFPA)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

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      Daylight Savings Time and Smoke Detectors


     Steve sdetector Daylight Savings Time is upon us!  You should replace thebattery in each smoke detector at least once a year. A good way to remember this is, "change your clocks - change your batteries." This slogan is used by the fire service nationally to provide an easy reminder to change the detector battery each time you adjust your clocks for Daylight Savings Time.  Dust can collect over time and cause the unit from operating properly.  To clean, just use the soft brush cleaning attachment that is part of most vacuum cleaners.  It is now recommended that smoke detectors be replaced every ten years. If you do not know how old your smoke detector is, or if it is known to be at least ten years old, replace it with a new unit as soon as possible. Working smoke detectors save lives!!

     

     

    Click here to learn more about why you should have smoke detectors (FEMA)

     

    Click here to learn more about keeping your community safe and sound (NFPA)

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

     

  • Welcome

    Cortland Fire DepartmentThe City of Cortland (NY) Fire Department has two fire stations staffed around the clock.

    Our Headquarters, located at 21 Court Street, is a historical building built in 1914. We believe it is the second oldest continuously working firehouse listed on the National Registry of Historic Places.

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  •   Volunteer Opportunities

    189FirePolice05 02 12138GrotonAve CCVolunteers in the City of Cortland Fire Department serve in many diverse roles, and use their talents in many aspects of fire department activities. Their commitment to serving the community is what binds the membership, which is comprised of individuals of all ages, experiences and backgrounds. However, because not everyone has a special interest in each aspect of the fire department, our structure allows folks to explore the areas that interest them most.

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