Fire Prevention Resources
Kids, visit the United States Fire Administrations Web site to:
Carneys Point Fire & Rescue at your meeting or event:
If you would like to request Carneys Point Fire & Rescue for a fire prevention activity/demonstration at your meeting or event please call us at 299-2275 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will pass your information on to the Chief Officers.
Information provided by the National Fire Protection Association
Move To The Right For Sirens And Lights (Courtesy of Mt. Ephraim Fire Department)
If you or someone you love is in need of emergency assistance, you want help to get there right away. Did you know that there's one thing everyone can do to help the firefighters provide this emergency assistance as quickly as possible? It's as simple as Moving to the Right for Sirens and Lights!
Every year in the U.S., there are almost 16,000 collisions involving fire department emergency vehicles while responding to or returning from incidents. These collisions result in more than 1,000 firefighter injuries and nearly 50 deaths.
Many people panic or simply don't adhere to the rules of the road for approaching emergency vehicles. The law is very specific: Drivers must yield the right-of-way to an emergency vehicle, and failure to do so can cause serious accidents or delays in ambulances, fire engines and fire trucks arriving at the scene of an emergency. Firefighters are careful to avoid vehicle collisions by driving slowly when traveling against traffic, or coming to a complete stop at intersections. However, the cooperation of all vehicles on the roadway is essential.
There are some simple rules to follow when you're on the road and encounter an emergency vehicle: