Carbon Monoxide Alarm Laws
The 2009 Oregon Legislature passed HB 3450, the Lofgren and Zander Memorial Act, requiring the installation of carbon monoxide alarms in specific residential applications with a carbon monoxide source. Click this link to see the Oregon State Fire Marshal's informational site
The Safety tip of the month is Poison Prevention.
Each year, more than 1.2 million children ages 6 and under are unintentionally poisoned. Children under the age of 6 account for 52% of all poison exposures. Whether it's medication on your dresser, cleaning supplies under your kitchen sink, cosmetics in your bathroom or carbon monoxide from gas appliances in your home, you can take simple steps to keep everyone safe. Poison Help Number image courtesy of the US Department of Health and Human Services.
Register Your Automated External Defibrillator (AED)
Your AED is a valuable asset to Salem. The Salem Fire Department would like to add your AED to our list of known AEDs. With this information our 9-1-1 Dispatch Center can advise the 9-1-1 caller that an AED may be on-site at their emergency.
Salem Fire Department Recruitment Video
View the Salem Fire Department Recruitment Video. The video has been recently updated and is available in both English and Spanish. Both videos are hosted via CCTV and YouTube