Fire Safety

Be aware. Be prepared. Be safe.

Handy PDF Guides

Be sure to download and print these handy guides.

Fire Safety for New Residents


Using the Portable Fire Pump


Be Prepared Guide


Fire Fighting Guide


Fire Fighting Quick Reference Guide


Suggested Emergency Kit


Fire Safety Videos

Using the RED BOX - What to do if there is a FIRE

You've seen the red boxes in each small neighborhood, right? Kelly walks you through the steps someone in your hood needs to take. It's all right there in the "Red Box."

How to Use the Main Fire Pump

Ever wondered how to fire up and use the main gas-powered fire pump? Watch this video and learn... then be prepared for an emergency!

How to use Goliath - The Portable Fire Pump

If you've been in the maintenance shed, you've seen the big red machine. That's Goliath - our portable fire pump that can toss you in the drink if you're not careful. See how to safely use it in this video.

How to Open the Gate to the Fire Hydrant

Yes, Virginia, there IS a fire hydrant. You probably haven't seen it and don't know where it is... but you should. This video will show you where it is and how to open the gate for emergency vehicles.

How to Lock the MAIN GATE in the OPEN position

If there's an emergency, you don't want the fire truck to be hanging outside OYC waiting for someone to open the gate. Head on up there and lock it in the OPEN position. Here's how. NOTE: due to security considerations this video is only available to OYC members. Please contact the security committee for access. 

Pet Safety

Save our pets!

Download and read this wonderful pet safety guide!
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