New Melle Fire

Prevent House Fires

3 Key Ways to Protect Your Family From Fire Install Smoke Detectors Smoke is responsible for 3 out of 4 fire deaths. Pure and simple, smoke detectors save lives. The…

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Lights and Sirens

The New Melle FPD is situated in a rural area. While the department now responds to emergencies on a 24 hour, 7 day per week basis with full-time paid crews…

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House Numbers

Help Us Help YOU! For the most part, your family, friends, postal carrier, etc. know where you live. And when someone that has never been there before can’t find your…

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Carbon Monoxide

What is Carbon Monoxide? Carbon Monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless deadly gas. Because you cannot see, taste, or smell it, Carbon Monoxide can kill you before you know it…

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Open Burning

It can be very disconcerting to view a brush fire rushing up to your house, or your neighbor's house, based on careless burning practices. Help to prevent this by following…

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Smoke Alarm Safety Tips

Check out these smoke alarm safety tips from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).  Most people our firefighters have encountered did not know about the last item on the list.…

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