Rochester Hills Selected for Community Risk Assessment Pilot

Innovative Approach to Risk Reduction The City of Rochester Hills Fire Department was recently selected to participate in the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Community Risk Assessment (CRA) Pilot Project.¬†Only 250 U.S. Fire Departments were selected to participate in this pilot program, with only five chosen in Michigan.¬† CRA Dashboards are designed to assess the unique risks for emergencies in Rochester Hills. Powered by mySidewalk, it will allow the fire department to … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills to Host Live Burn Demonstration

Fire Department Raises Awareness of Fire Safety On July 17, the Rochester Hills Fire Department will be hosting several live burn demonstrations to educate members of the community on the importance of kitchen fire safety and the benefits of sleeping with your bedroom door closed. According to the National Fire Protection Association, cooking fires are the number one cause of home fires. This live demonstration will include a fully constructed kitchen complete with a stove, counter tops … [Read more...]

Rochester Hills Offers First Ever Free Older Adult Safety Program

Fire Department and Meijer Partner to Provide Fire and Fall Prevention Education The City of Rochester Hills will be offering free personalized home visits for older adults to check for fire and fall hazards. Earlier this year, Rochester Hills was one of only 25 cities selected to attend the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) conference on older adult fire and fall prevention. Nancy Butty, Rochester Hills Fire and Life Safety Educator, will now be able to facilitate this training … [Read more...]