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Fire Safety Tips

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Candle Safety Tips

The top 5 days for home candle fires are Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year's Eve, New Year's Day, and Halloween. Follow these safety tips when burning candles.

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide is an invisible, odorless, colorless gas created when fuels burn incompletely. Be sure to know the signs and symptoms of CO poisoning.

Christmas Tree Safety Tips

A small fire that spreads to a Christmas tree can grow large very quickly. Follow these safety tips for Christmas trees.

Dryer/Washer Safety Tips

The leading cause of home clothes dryer and washer fires is failure to clean them. Follow these safety tips.

Escape Planning Tips

Tips for creating and practicing a home fire escape plan.

Fire Extinguishers

A portable fire extinguisher can save lives and property but they do have limitations. The number one priority should be to get out safely. Learn how to properly use a fire extinguisher.

Grilling Safety

Tips for safe grilling.

Halloween SafetyTips

Halloween Fire Safety Tips.

Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Having a working smoke alarm cuts the chances of dying in a reported fire in half.

Winter Holiday Safety

Following a few simple tips will ensure a happy and fire-safe holiday season!

Franklin Fire Dept.

911 - Emergency
414-425-2522 (Non-Emergency Dispatch)
Fire Administration
Phone:  414-425-1420
Fax:  414-425-7067

Fire Station No. 1 (Headquarters)
8901 W. Drexel Avenue

Fire Station No. 2
9911 S. 60th Street

Fire Station No. 3
4755 W. Drexel Avenue


Fire Chief Adam Remington


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