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Home Assessments

The Lake Oswego Fire Department is offering free home assessments for homes in the Wildland-Urban Interface. Assessments focus on the home ignition zone and provide recommendations on ways to protect your home from wildfire. 

Recommendations may include:  

  • Remove flammable debris from your roof and gutters.
  • Cut back tree limbs at least 10 feet from the roof line.
  • Remove all combustible items from under your deck or porch.
  • Plant fire-resistant plants. 
  • Keep grass mowed to less than 4 inches in height.
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Fire Camp 2024

The Lake Oswego Fire Department is offering a free three-day camp for teens ages 15-18 from July 26-28. Fire Camp is an opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experiences and develop leadership, confidence, and teamwork skills.

Space is limited. Apply today!

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Basic Fire Escape Planning

Fire can spread rapidly through your home, leaving you as little as one or two minutes to escape safely once the alarm sounds.

 

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Increase Your Family's Safety With a Working Smoke Alarm

Smoke alarms save lives. Smoke alarms play a vital role in reducing fire deaths and injuries.  
 

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Spring Cleaning and Fire Safety

For many of us, now that the spring season is well underway, our thoughts are turning to the lengthy to-do lists we’ve made of spring cleaning and repair projects we have yet to tackle.

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Carbon Monoxide Alarms

What is Carbon Monoxide? It is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely. It’s a silent killer.

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