Safety Tip #6

Car Fire Safety

How to prevent a car fire

  • Have your car serviced regularly.
  • Never transport gas cans or propane cylinders in the passenger compartment.
  • Never park a car where flammables can touch the bottom of your car.
  • Danger signs include cracked or loose wiring, blown fuses, oil or fluid leaks and rapid changes in fluid levels or engine temperature.


New Hope Fire Department is staffed by a Chief, 2 Full-Time Shift Captains, A Volunteer Training Captain, A Volunteer Lieutenant, thirteen part time firefighter/drivers and over twenty volunteer firefighters.