Community Risk Reduction

We at Chatham Emergency Services make risk reduction for our community one of our highest priorities. On this site you will find information, articles, and suggestions to help reduce the risk of fire and provide the safest environment for your family. Also below you will find information to some of our most popular community involvement projects.

JULY WEEK 1 SAFETY IN PLACES OF PUBLIC ASSEMBLY

Every day, millions of people wake up, go to work or school, and take part in social events. But every so often the unexpected happens: an earthquake, a fire, a chemical spill, an act of terrorism or some other disaster. Routines change drastically, and people are...

JULY WEEK 2 MATCHES & LIGHTERS

Young firesetters cause hundreds of deaths and injuries each year. Preschoolers and kindergartners are most likely to start these fires, typically by playing with matches and lighters, and are most likely to die in them. Children and fire are a deadly combination....

JULY WEEK 3 STOP, DROP, AND ROLL

“Stop, drop and roll” has been one of the most recognizable fire safety messages for decades. Many adults remember the concept from being introduced to it as a young child. Unfortunately, it is common for people, especially children, to mistakenly believe that they...

JULY WEEK 4 FALL AND FIRE SAFETY FOR OLDER ADULTS

Knowing what to do in the event of a fire is particularly important for older adults. At age 65, people are twice as likely to be killed or injured by fires compared to the population at large. And with our numbers growing every year - in the United States and Canada,...

SAFE Family Program

In 2017 Chatham Emergency Services launched the SAFE (Smoke Alarms For Eveyone) Program. This program serves to help ensure our subscribers are safe and have the proper equipment in their homes to alert them in the event of a fire so that everyone can get out safely. Visit the link below to submit your request for free detectors today.

For more information visit: www.chathamsafefamily.com

Knox Box/Key Program

Chatham Emergency Services utilizes Knox Boxes throughout our community to help allow us access to home and businesses in the event of an emergency. We work to maintain proper operation of these devices constantly. To find out more information please call our headquarters at (912) 354-1011.

Schedule An Event With Us!

Public interaction is one of our most important goals for education in creating the safest community possible. Visit the page below for more information on how to schedule a visit from one of our fire or EMS units as well as find a time to visit one of our stations. 

For more information visit:

https://chathames.org/ems/special-events/

Have Questions? Contact us today!

If you have questions regarding our programs or a concern in your neighborhood please don’t hesitate to call us! Visit the link below for our direct lines.