An estimated 890 lives could be saved each year if all homes had working smoke alarms.
Fill the container no more that 90-95% full to allow room for expansion. Overfilling a
container can lead to a dangerous spill or distort the container.
Parents, "Turn the Pot/Pan Handles In" to prevent little ones from turning them over on
themselves, potentially causing serious burns.
According to a research report from the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration,
seatbelts save approximately 13,000 lives a year in the United States.
90% of fires are containded by the operation of just one sprinkler. When building a new home,
consider a home sprinkler system.
Keep candles at least three feet away from anything that can burn.
During the Spring we set the clocks forward, and in the Summer we set the clocks Back.
Change the batteries in your Smoke Detectors during "Daylight Savings Time", and it will
become a Life Savings Time.
The Chickahominy Volunteer Fire Department is part of Hanover Fire & EMS, a division of the Public Safety Department. CVFD Station #10 is located in the Hanover Industrial Air Park in the south central part of Hanover County along the busy I-95 corridor, just north of I-295. We currently maintain an active membership of about 40 Volunteer Members and 16 Career Members. Career firefighters are on-duty 7 days a week, 365 days a year with volunteers supplementing this schedule.