Household Safety Information
The use of a fire extinguisher in the hands of a trained adult can be a life and property saving tool. However, a majority of adults have not had fire extinguisher training and may not know how and when to use them. Fire extinguisher use requires a sound decision making process and training on their proper use and maintenance.
To better help educate the Citizens of Windcrest on the purchase and use of a fire extinguisher, FEMA offers the below link to the public:
Click Here for Fire Extinguisher Information as provided by FEMA
Click here for a Video of Fire Extinguisher Use
Natural Disaster Recovery information: Please click this link for an informative article on Natural Disaster Recovery
Family Disaster Preparedness Plan: Please click this link for an informative article on Family Disaster Preparedness.
In the event of an emergency, tune to WOAI 1200 AM.
The City of Windcrest is providing the following information in an effort to encourage citizens to plan for unexpected emergencies. Families with school-age children should be familiar with their school's emergency plan. Although local officials do all they can to help, it is really up to you when it comes to the comfort and safety of your household.
Have the following supplies for any emergency:
If you need to evacuate your home or are asked to "shelter in place," having some essential supplies on hand will make you and your family more comfortable.
- Flashlights and extra batteries
- Battery-operated radio and extra batteries
- First-Aid Kit
- Emergency food supplies (non-perishable foods)
- Water (1 gallon per person, per day)
- Can Opener (non-electric)
- Essential medicines
- Cash and Credit Cards
- Prescription eye wear