Safety Information

General Fire Safety Tips
  • Keep children away from open flames and electrical receptacles.
  • Make sure your smoke alarm is maintained and working properly.
  • Have a smoke alarm in every level of your house.
  • Keep your emergency numbers near the telephone.
  • Always call the fire department for any fire, even if the fire has been completely extinguished.
  • Have a fire evacuation plan and practice it with your family!
  1. Candle Safety

    Be safe when using candles whether it be over the holidays, during a birthday celebration or a power outage.

  2. Carbon Monoxide Safety

    The Apex Fire Department is issuing a warning to all Apex residents on the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO). Because you can't see, taste, or smell it, CO can kill you before you know it's there.

  3. Christmas Safety

    Do not let this holiday season leave you homeless from a fire because you and your family did not practice fire safety.

  4. Fire Escape Safety

    Planning is the key to a fast and safe exit from a fire. Do it today, don't wait until a fire occurs.

  5. Fire Safety

    Find Fire Safety guidelines in order to keep safe from potential fires.

  6. Firework Safety

    Find out which fireworks are illegal to sell or possess in North Carolina and how to be safe during your Independence Day.

  7. Gated Communities Safety

    If you live within a gated community then know what things you can do to keep yourself and your home safe.

  8. Grilling Safety

    Make sure that you are using your grill appropriately in order ensure safety during the warmer and dryer months.

  9. Halloween Safety

    Observe various ways that you can keep your children safe during the fun of the Halloween holiday.

  10. Heating Safety

    Keep your family from becoming a fire statistic by taking the proper measures prior to a fire related accident occurring.

  11. Kitchen Fire Safety

    Cooking fires cause the most fire related injuries by far. Learn a few safety tips to keep you and your family from having an unfortunate accident.

  12. Living Area Safety

    Be sure that no fires start in your living room area due to candles, cables of space heaters.

  13. Open Water Safety

    Get tips for how to handle open water in order to keep yourself and loved ones safe.

  14. Smoke Alarm Safety

    Be sure you know the proper ways to maintain the smoke alarms in your home.

  15. Smoking Safety

    Make sure that careless smoking doesn't lead to major fire and smoke problems.