The season is changing and the temperatures are dropping. Here at the Mocksville Fire Department we want everyone to be safe this winter while heating your home, because half of all home fires occur in the months of December, January, and February. Here are a few tips to improve fire safety. You should keep any flammable materials away from heating devices such as the furnace, wood stove, or fireplace. Your oven should never be used to heat your phone. Once a year have a qualified professional inspect and clean your heating devices. Also, make sure you have CO alarms installed [...]
We will be going back to the DCCC training tower to perform more hands on drills
The Mocksville Fire Department is urging everyone to be prepared for the 2018 hurricane season. With the potential of Hurricane Florence making land fall in a few days we ask everyone to be prepared for up to 72 hours without power. The Mocksville Fire Department will be on call to handle emergencies, but please do your part to be prepared. The following is a list of potential items you may need for the upcoming storm. Flashlight with plenty of extra batteries Battery-powered radio with extra batteries First aid kit (bandages, aspirin, disinfectant swabs) Prescription medications (at least a 2 weeks [...]
We will be going to the DCCC training tower to perform different types of drills.