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Who We Are!

The Redings Mill Fire Protection District proudly protects approximately 13,000 citizens in a 110 square mile fire district located in Southwest Missouri. Our organization operates out of six fire stations utilizing a combination of highly dedicated career and volunteer staff members. Our staff provides fire, ems, rescue, and hazardous material…


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Tree Fire

Water Your Live Christmas Trees for Safety Sake!!

  Fire Safety for the Holidays The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) reports that there is an estimated annual average of 210 home structure fires that begin with Christmas trees. Based on data from 2002 through 2005, these fires caused an average of 24 civilian deaths, 27 civilian injuries, and…


Fall Back

Fall Back and Change Your Smoke Alarm Batteries

Fall Back and Do This… It’s that time of year again! As we prepare our clocks to “fall back” for the end of Daylight Saving Time on Sunday, November 6, use this opportunity to also prepare your home for fire emergencies by changing the batteries in your smoke alarm. According…


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Portable Heater Safety

Facts about home heating fires From 2010-2012, an average of 45,200 home heating fires occurred in the United States each year and resulted in an annual average of approximately 155 deaths, 625 injuries and $351 million in property loss. Heating was the second leading cause of home fires following cooking….


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Time to Clean Your Chimney

It’s Fall and time to check your chimney or flue pipe. Your chimney should be inspected and cleaned by professionals. We respond to many chimney fires each year, and many lead to damage in the home that doesn’t have to happen if you service your chimney or flue properly. Any…


Safety Zone

FIrespread

Modern Fire Spread Is Much Faster Than 30 Years Ago

This video, made by NIST (National Institute of Standards and Testing) shows the danger of “modern” fires compared to the danger of fires occuring 40 years ago. Keep your eye on the clock! This video shows how little time we have to get out of a modern residence after a…