Message from the Fire Marshal

Community Risk Reduction (CRR) is a new concept that is firmly rooted in traditional fire prevention activities.  The main difference is the scope of prevention activities has expanded from fire to any and everything that ails our community.  In addition, we try to use data analysis along with anecdotal information to deploy resources to solve those problems.  We build partnerships within the community to avoid duplication of effort while getting the right tool for the job.  The result is a division that is committed to being efficient and effective in preventing harm to our citizens and community.

Important Smoke Alarm Information

Facts and figures about smoke alarms

  • Roughly three out of five fire deaths happen in homes with either no smoke alarms or no working smoke alarms.
  • More than one-third (38 percent) of home fire deaths result from fires in which no smoke alarms are present.
  •  The risk of dying in a home fire is cut in half in homes with working smoke alarms

Source: NFPA's "Smoke Alarms in U.S. Home Fires" report

Home Escape Plan

In addition to having working smoke alarms on every level of your home and inside and out of every sleeping area another life saving measure to have in place in case of a fire is a home escape plan. 
Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke alarms and advance planning. Fire moves quickly through the home giving you as little as two minutes to escape. Sleep with your doors closed to help slow fire spread.

Sit down with your family and make a plan. Know two ways out of each bedroom in your house and establish and meeting place. For more information on home escape planning please visit the National Fire Protection Association's website:

Escape Plan

Seniors SAFE Program

The Seniors SAFE Program is dedicated to preventing falls and fires in the senior population. Public education efforts are conducted at various locations throughout the county. SAFE installs smoke alarms, carbon monoxide alarms, night-lights, and light bulbs in seniors’ homes thanks to funding secured through its many partners: Blue Envelope Health Fund, AARP Wyoming, and Rotary District 5450.

The initiative is based on The National Fire Protection Association’s (NFPA) Remembering WhenTM: A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults. The program was developed by NFPA and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help older adults live safely at home for as long as possible.



To learn more about the progress of the initiative please click on the link below.
Seniors SAFE Program

Deputy Chief
Jack Moore

200 North David

Casper, WY 82601