By forksfire on 4/20/2015 2:05 PM

Make Fire Safety part of your Spring Clean Up.  

Inside the Home:

  • Check and Clean your Smoke and Carbon Monoxide detectors.
  • Check your fire extinguishers
  • Dont oeverload extension cords.
  • Prepare for storms (check the batteries in your flashlights and emergency radio/ Always store some water)

Outside your Home:

  • Check outdoor electrical outlets and other electrical appliances.
  • Make sure your grill is cleaned and that your fuel lines are properly attached.
  • Insure that your address numbers are up and visable from the street to assist responding emergency personel.


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By forksfire on 2/17/2015 10:17 AM


  • Accelerate and decelerate slowly. Applying the gas slowly to accelerate is the best method for regaining traction and avoiding skids. Don’t try to get moving in a hurry. And take time to slow down for a stoplight. Remember: It takes longer to slow down on icy roads.
  • Drive slowly. Everything takes longer on snow-covered roads. Accelerating, stopping, turning – nothing happens as quickly as on dry pavement. Give yourself time to maneuver by driving slowly.
  • The normal dry pavement following distance of three to four seconds should be increased to eight to ten seconds. This increased margin of safety will provide the longer distance needed if you have to stop.
  • Know your brakes. Whether you have antilock brakes or not, the best way to stop is threshold breaking. Keep the heel of your foot on the floor and use the ball of your foot to apply firm, steady pressure on Read More »

By forksfire on 2/17/2015 10:05 AM

Please help us and your neighbors by shoveling around Fire Hydrants.  Every second counts when we respond.  Your help would be much appreciated.

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By forksfire on 8/17/2014 10:54 PM

Your Forks Township Fire Department responded to 36 calls in the month of July. Click the read more link to get the details. Read More »

By forksfire on 6/9/2014 1:38 PM

Forks Township Police Department and Fire Department are hosting a Golf Tournament Fundraiser on July 21st.

Please visit our Community Page on this website for more info and the sign up sheet.

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