Keep your full-time job while working for the Savage Fire Department! Being a paid, on-call firefighter is a unique way to serve your community. Savage firefighters maintain regular jobs and live regular lives -- responding to calls as needed. The men and women currently serving on the Savage Fire Department include teachers, construction workers, health care specialists, insurance agents, engineers, IT experts, equipment operators, business managers and more. No previous experience is necessary, all required training is provided.
THE FOLLOWING IS A RECAP OF THE CALL ACTIVITY FOR THE WEEK OF:
February 17 - February 24
February 17, 11:39, 15000 Block of 150th Street for a commercial fire alarm. The system was being tested and was not in test mode long enough, units were cancelled.
February 18, 17:57, 4300 Block of 144th Street for a carbon monoxide alarm going off in a home. Chief 2 arrived and noticed an unusual odor in the home. E11 crew, wearing full PPE and SCBA, monitored the home and found readings over 200 PPM. The crew shutdown the gas fired appliances and vented the house. CenterPoint Energy was called to check out the appliances, they found the air intake vent for the furnace was blocked with snow and was not getting enough air.
February 18, 21:44, 6500 Block of Chadwick Court for a smoke alarm that was chirping. The crew replaced the battery, the elderly homeowner was unable to it.
February 20, 13:46, 12100 Block of Lynn Avenue for a power pole on fire. Upon arrival of Chief 2 the fire was out, he requested the utility company to respond to the area, units cleared.
February 20, 20:43, 5505 Block of 123rd Street for commercial fire alarm going off. The building had a power outage do to a snow storm, units were cancelled.
February 21, 11:33, 6300 Block of 143rd Street for a patient in respiratory arrest, units were cancelled upon arrival.
If you see fire or small smoke, get out of the house and call 911.
If there is no smoke or fire:
More info on Smoke Alarms