Cherokee Springs Fire Department is moving forward with the reopening of its station to public access with some restrictions. The Cherokee Springs Fire Department will allow community members and guest to enter the facility after we have met with you at the front door. We ask that if you have any of the following symptoms or have had them in the past two weeks, that you please remain outside the facility:
We are still in the process of daily cleaning and protection of our employees from the effects of COVID-19 and ask that you assist us with this process by performing the following measures:
Thank you for being understanding during this difficult time. We appreciate you assisting us protecting our employees and the community that we serve by following the posted guidelines.
Cherokee Springs Fire Department
• Install smoke alarms in every bedroom. They should also be outside each sleeping area and on every level of the home. Install alarms in the basement.
• Large homes may need extra smoke alarms. • It is best to use interconnected smoke alarms. When one smoke alarm sounds, they all sound. • Test all smoke alarms at least once a month. Press the test button to be sure the alarm is working.
• Current alarms on the market employ different types of technology including multi-sensing, which could include smoke and carbon monoxide combined.
• Today’s smoke alarms will be more technologically advanced to respond to a multitude of fire conditions, yet mitigate false alarms.
• A smoke alarm should be on the ceiling or high on a wall. Keep smoke alarms away from the kitchen to reduce false alarms. They should be at least 10 feet (3 meters) from the stove.
• People who are hard-of-hearing or deaf can use special alarms. These alarms have strobe lights and bed shakers.
• Replace all smoke alarms when they are 10 years old.
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Board Meetings start at 6:30 pm.
Meetings are held at the Fire Department Headquarters station located at 201 Flatwood Drive, Chesnee SC 29323
Agendas (and minutes) are posted at the department on the announcement / information board.
Jack Davis Chairman
Jon Garner Vice Chairman
Robbie Easler Secretary/Treasure
Dean Franklin Member
Gene Grigg Member
Wesley Burcham Member
Thomas Boyer Member