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CHILD PASSENGER SEAT INSPECTIONS
 


CPS DIVERSION PROGRAM IS HELD ON THE 2ND MONDAY OF EACH MONTH AT DIFFERENT LOCATIONS.
FOR AN APPOINTMENT AND LOCATION, CALL SAFE KIDS RUTHERFORD AT (828) 447-1866.
 please do not call the fire or police department, we cannot assist you with the CPS diversion schedule.

* ITEMS YOU MUST HAVE WHEN YOU COME TO DIVERSION*
THE CHILD OR CHILDREN THAT WERE IMPROPERLY RESTRAINED IN VEHICLE
THE DRIVER OF THE VEHICLE, THE CITATION & DRIVERS LICENSE
THE VEHICLE YOU WERE DRIVING WHEN YOU RECEIVED THE CITATION
AND APPROPRIATE CHILD PASSENGER SEAT, BOOSTER, ETC.

IF YOU ARRIVE TO THE APPOINTMENT WITHOUT ONE OF THE ABOVE ITEMS, SAFE KIDS WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ASSIST YOU WITH THE DIVERSION, AND YOU WILL BE EXPECTED TO PAY THE FULL CITATION AMOUNT ON YOUR COURT DATE, NO EXCEPTIONS.

http://safekidsrcnc.org/?page_id=21

CPS Diversion - Safe Kids RC Donates new seats to D.S.S
Safe Kids Rutherford County - Donated 6 new seats to DSS offocials at a recent CPS Diversion in March of  2017 (click) on the photo above to read more.






SPINDALE FIRE DEPARTMENT 

 "Smoke Alarm Grant"

April 16th 2015 - Spindale Fire Department was notified by the NC Office of State Fire Marshal that our community was selected to receive their "Smoke Alarm Canvassing Grant"

The Smoke alarms are offered & Installed by Spindale Fire Department free, to residents located in high risk fire areas located throughout the town. Firefighters will Install new smoke alarms in the homes as well as educate the citizens on safety escape plans and fire prevention.

Each smoke alarm is equipped with a 10 year tamper proof lithium battery. Firefighters are currently installing the smoke alarms by appointment only, Please Call (828) 286-3465 For additional details.  Statistical information will be sent back to the State Fire Marshals office on each smoke alarm that we Install.
(If you have an open flame heating or cooking source you may also qualify for a free Carbon Monoxide alarm)

For more information visit: 
http://www.ncdoi.com/OSFM/Injury_Prevention/Default.aspx?field1=Smoke_Alarm_Installation_Program
Saturday July 30th, 2016 - Spindale Fire Department assisted the Mountain Area Chapter of the American Red Cross with its second "Smoke Alarm Canvassing" in the Town of Spindale since January of this year.  
(Pictured R-L) Sandee Wheeler (Red Cross Volunteer, Mr. Picard (Spindale Resident), & Jamie Guillermo (fire chief)


Ways to serve our community?
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"Smoke Alarms Save Lives" 
 
  
Spindale home owners can contact the Fire Department for assistance installing smoke alarms in their home.  We will also assist you with replacing the battery and testing existing smoke alarms by appointment only.
Hours: Mon-Fri 9am-4pm. 

 

Spindale Fire Department hosted the R.C. Fire Safety House for the K-3rd grade students at Spindale Elementary on October 6th.

Firefighter Scott Moore assisted teaching fire safety to children from Spindale United Methodist Church Day care - October 22nd.


 (link above)
 

 Spindale Elementary School - SFD set up sprinklers to  cool off the students on field day. 


False Alarms
     
                                         
If you have a group and would like for our firefighters to teach them a fire prevention program, please contact: 
 
Cpt. Aaron Keever
Phone (828) 286-3465
PO BOX 186
Spindale, NC 28160
 

 


Clearly mark your home or business address


With our reflective address signs and numbers, friends, family, deliveries or emergency responders will easily identify your location day or night. A clearly marked, highly visible, address has many benefits, but is most important in emergency situations when every second counts.   Our signs comply with E-911 (9-1-1) standards and are endorsed by EMS, fire, police and rescue departments across the country.  Quality counts. Our signs are made of 100% aluminum from the U.S.A. so they will never rust. They are covered in high-grade reflective vinyl that is designed to last for many years.

 

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Reflective address markers are available from Spindale Fire Department for a $15 donation.


 
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