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Fire Prevention, Safety Education, and Emergency Preparedness

The Citizens Hose Company - Shortsville Fire Department fire prevention and safety team is dedicated to preventing fires and injuries in the community through proactive education and training for people of all ages. You can learn to be prepared for fires, severe weather, and other emergencies. Help us help you learn not to burn!

Free smoke detectors are always available.
Contact Fire Chief Jason Wagner (585-202-7529) to make arrangements. We will come to your home and install the detectors for you at your convenience.

New! Bike Rodeo Presentation This is the presentation given by Bob Case and Donna Schaertl at the 2009 Fire and Life Safety Educators Conference at the NYS Fire Academy at Montour Falls. (You will need Adobe Acrobat to view the presentation)

[+] Community Fire Safety House
Fire Safety Trailer

[+] Everything you ever wanted to know about smoke alarms

[+] Everything you ever wanted to know about fire extinguishers

[+] Emergency Preparedness for America

[+] Emergency Preparedness for Kids

[+] Emergency Preparedness for Business

[+] Candle Safety

[+] Tips Wood Stove Heating Safety Information

[+] Safe Kids Foundation

[+] Sparky the Fire Dog

[+] Open burning laws information page.

Additional Fire Prevention Information is available from the
United States Fire Administration (USFA)



The Village of Shortsville is 2 miles south off of Exit 43 from the New York State Thruway (I-90). The city of Rochester is 25 miles to the west, and Syracuse 50 miles to the east. The county seat, in the city of Canandaigua, is 7 miles south of the village.

About Shortsville

Today Shortsville is a busy, happy village with many fine homes and tree-lined streets. Its population, just over 1,500 enjoys the advantage of a fine central school system and a local telephone company, both shared by the other member of the “Twin Cities” the Village of Manchester.
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