Public Safety

Print
Press Enter to show all options, press Tab go to next option

Expand/Contract Questions and Answers

  • If I decide not to join the Paramedic Subscription Program, what are the charges for the Emergency Medical Services provided by the Montclair Fire Department?

  • Will I be responsible for any of the charges if I become a Paramedic Subscription Program subscriber?

  • Will the Fire Department still respond if I do not subscribe to the Paramedic Subscription Program?

  • Is my ambulance ride to the hospital covered?

  • Are visitors of the subscribing member and businesses covered?

  • Who is covered if I subscribe to the Paramedic Program?

  • Who is eligible to join the Paramedic Subscription Program?

  • How do I apply for the Paramedic Subscription Program?

  • What is the Paramedic Subscription Program?

  • Should I have a fire extinguisher in my home?

  • How do I make sure my smoke detector works?

  • Where should I place the smoke detectors in my home?

  • What is the work schedule for firefighters?

  • When responding to a call in the “middle of the night” do the firefighters have to use the sirens even though traffic is minimal?

  • When I call 9-1-1 for a medical emergency, why does an engine arrive in addition to an ambulance?

  • What should I do during an earthquake?

  • Why do I have to dial 9-1-1. Can't I call the fire station direct and save time?

  • Do I need to put a smoke detector in every room? How many do I need?

  • What type of fire extinguisher should I purchase for my home and how will I know how to use it properly?

  • What is the best thing to do for a burn?

  • A member of my family is disabled. What does he/she do during a fire?

  • How do I go about drawing up an escape plan for my home/business?

  • When there is only a small fire, why do so many fire engines respond?

  • What do firefighters do when they are not on calls fighting fires?

  • Where can I get first aid classes?

  • Where can I get CPR classes?

  • What can I do to protect my home from wildland fires?

  • How long does it take a fire engine to get to a fire or medical emergency after 911 has been called?

  • With the recent brush fires, how can I protect my home ?

  • How can I get a patch from the City of Montclair Fire Department?

  • How do I schedule a fire station tour?

  • What information should I have when reporting a 9-1-1 emergency?

  • There is a large swarm of bees on my property, what do I do?

  • Can I call 9-1-1 from my cell phone?

  • General Emergency Management Information

  • California Office of Emergency Services (OEC)

  • How do I contact FEMA/state disaster agencies?

  • A fire hydrant has been opened.

  • A fire hydrant has been hit by a car.

  • A water main has broken.

  • How do/when should I shut off the gas to my house?

  • Where are the public disaster shelters?

  • What do I do to prepare for an earthquake or other natural disaster?

  • Where is the Police Department?

  • I want to get the crime statistics for the area I'm moving to.

  • I know about an illegal pay phone and don't know what to do.

  • I want to start or join a neighborhood watch.

  • How and when do I use Small Claims Court.

  • I am the victim in a pending criminal case, and want to know if the defendant has posted bail or has been released from jail.

  • I want to report cruelty to animals.

  • I know about an arson fire.

  • Who is on the most wanted list?

  • I want to report spousal abuse.

  • I want to report child abuse.

  • I want to report a burglary.

  • I want to report a hate crime.

  • I know a corrupt police officer.

  • I want to report graffiti.

  • I want to report drug dealing.

  • I want to notify someone about gang activity.

  • I have information about a crime.