Services Provided For Our Citizens and Businesses include: Smoke Detector Program, Child Safety Seat Clinics, Fire Extinguisher Training, CPR Information, Public Education, Fire Safety Presentations, Juvenile Firesetter Intervention and CERT (Community Emergency Response Training) Program.
Child safety seats, properly installed and used, save children’s lives. Proper use of a child safety seat can reduce fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers.
The Lake Oswego Fire Department and the Lake Oswego Police Department hold free quarterly safety seat clinics open to all citizens.
Location: 300 B Avenue, Lake Oswego, OR
The Federal Emergency Management Agency, using the model created by the Los Angeles City Fire Department, began promoting nationwide use of the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) concept in 1994. Since then, CERT’s have been established in hundreds of communities.
The Amateur Radio Emergency Service (ARES) is a program sponsored by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL). It consists of amateur radio operators who volunteer their time, personal equipment and communications skills as a public service when disaster strikes.