All of these services are provided free of charge to you.
Intended for low-income residents:
Smoke alarms are needed in each room that people sleep in, outside of each sleeping area, and/or every level of a residence.
Carbon Monoxide Detectors
Carbon monoxide detectors are needed if you use gas heat, gas appliances, or use a wood burning stove.
Fire Escape Ladders
Ladders are needed if people sleep on the second story of a residence.
Residential Key Boxes
The boxes are mounted on an exterior location of a residence. Inside, a key to your door is placed. If emergency medical services are needed, we can open the box so we can get inside without having to break down a door or window to rescue you. Key Boxes are accessed by Albany Fire Department and Albany Police Department ONLY. They are secure.
Chimney brushes are available for check out to clean creosote buildup in your chimney to prevent a flu fire. Annual cleaning is recommended.
Loan‐A-Life Jacket Program
Keep kids afloat and safe around water. Borrow a life jacket from any of the Albany Fire Stations.
Bike Helmet Program
Bike helmets are available for anyone needing one. Come get fitted with the correct size helmet for you.
Keep medications, matches and lighters out of children’s hands.