Fire Prevention

Juvenile Fire-Setter Program


The Royal Oak Fire Department offers free counseling to Royal Oak families with a juvenile fire-setter. A juvenile fire-setter could be any child or teenager who has been involved playing with matches or lighters, starting a fire, or has an interest in fire. We also offer a program presented by the University of Michigan Burn Center called "Straight Talk". If you are concerned call the Fire Prevention Bureau at 248-246-3810.

In-Home Fire Inspections


The Fire Prevention Bureau offers in home fire safety inspections. We will instruct the homeowner on proper placement of smoke detectors, the importance of a fire escape plan, and point out unsafe conditions in the house. Contact the Royal Oak Fire Prevention Bureau at 248-246-3810 for an appointment.

Fire Extinguisher Training


The Fire Prevention Bureau will provide hands on training of proper use of fire extinguishers to small groups (10-15 individuals) and to businesses and their employees. Call 248-246-3810 for more information. Individuals or groups must provide their own extinguishers.

Fire Safety Literature


The Fire Department provides handouts for fire safety to Royal Oak citizens and their children. Information on smoke detectors, fire extinguishers, exit drills from the home, coloring books, fire helmets, and fire safety stickers for the kids. Please stop by Station No. 1 (Sixth and Troy) for information.

Fire Safety Education


The Fire prevention Bureau offers talks to individuals and groups (PTA, Neighborhood Associations, Schools, and Businesses) on fire safety in the home or workplace. We cover importance and placement of Smoke Detectors, Escape plans from your home or business if a fire should occur, what to do if you should have a Cooking Fire, and how to keep your home or business Fire Safe. Need Information? Call 248-246-3810.