The 5 ‘E’s of Community Risk Reduction (CRR)

During August, USFA will focus on the five Es of community risk reduction: Education Education makes the public aware of risks and how to mitigate them. Engineering Engineering provides an opportunity to work with local organizations and government to promote new fire safety technologies in your community. Enforcement Enforcement identifies potential risks and non-compliance in your […]

Fire safety for people with disabilities

DYK: 1 in 4 American adults (61 million) live with a disability. Statistics show that each year: There are approximately 700 home fires involving people with physical disabilities. There are approximately 1,700 home fires involving people with mental disabilities. Teach your community to plan fire safety around their abilities. Having physical and mental disabilities doesn’t […]

Full-time Fire Fighter

Join the caring, hard-working, and professional team at Woodmere Village as a: FULL-TIME FIRE FIGHTER Learn from mentors with decades of experience in a supportive environment where you can grow and make the most out of your career. Job Summary: Wearing SCBA equipment and approved protective clothing, the Firefighter performs active firefighting to include entering burning […]

Part-time Fire Fighter

Join the caring, hard-working, and professional team at Woodmere Village as a: Part-time Fire Fighter Learn from mentors with decades of experience in a supportive environment where you can grow and make the most out of your career. Job Summary: Wearing SCBA equipment and approved protective clothing, the Firefighter performs active firefighting to include entering burning […]

No Injuries in Woodmere Fire Thanks to Diligent Service from First Responders

January 30, 2019 Dear Honorable Mayors and colleagues, January 30, 2019 at 3:33 AM, Chagrin Valley Dispatch received a call of smoke in the hallway of a third-floor apartment at Beechmont Tower Apartments located at 27621 Chagrin Boulevard in Woodmere Village. Beechmont apartments are a four-story brick dwelling with roughly 200 occupants. Woodmere Village first responders […]

Help First Responders Reach You in an Emergency

Residential Knox Boxes are secure, residential key safes that can only be access by first responders. With 33% of the US population over age 50, more individuals than ever are home-bound, making home emergencies much more common. The last thing a person in distress needs to worry about if they are immobilized or in an […]