Public Education and Community Services

Sheridan Fire-Rescue opens its doors to the public during Fire Prevention Week, which is held the second full week of  October, the Muscular Dystrophy Associations' Fill the Boot fund raising program which occurs over the Labor Day weekend, and the September 11th Remembrance Ceremony.   During the open house events we offer fire prevention classes and demonstrations such as blood pressure checks, mock extrication and various health tips as well as conducting station tours. However, these are not the only times you may come down to see us. Sheridan Fire-Rescue retains an open door policy so please come down and check us out. We would be more than happy to answer any questions you may have about your Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department. Following is a list of programs that are offered to the public:

1. First-Aid, BLS CPR/AED, and CPR/AED Training: Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department provides American Heart Association First-Aid, BLS CPR/AED (healthcare related), and CPR/AED Training three (3) days out of every month.  Effective 2/1/2020 costs are $35.00 for one class  or $55.00 for both classes per person and non-refundable. We allow six (6) students per class.  All classes are held from 6-9 p.m. at Sheridan Fire-Rescue, 212 East Works Street (north side of the fire station off Works Street).  A class reminder call will be made to all students a week before classes. 

2.  New On-Line Blended Learning:  Sheridan Fire-Rescue Department will also be offering an on-line/blended learning version for those that are interested in taking the classes online.  When choosing this option, students will be responsible for registering and completing the online portion of the blended learning class.  After completion of the blended learning class, the student will contact Sheridan Fire-Rescue and schedule a skills check.  all skill checks will be scheduled by appointment only on the last two (2) Thursdays of each month between the hours of 5:00 and 6:00 p.m.  Sheridan Fire-Rescue's cost for the Online Blended/Learning is $35.00 and must be paid to City Hall (55 East Grinnell Plaza) prior to attending the skills check. Prior to the skills check, students must present their certificate of completion to the instructor prior to the skills check and the certificate must accompany the roster.

To register for classes, go to the following link 
"First-Aid/BLS CPR-AED/CPR-AED Classes"or call our Administration Office at 307-672-6126.  Payment is required prior to attending class and is non-refundable.  Students that have not paid will be turned away at time of class.  The Department will not be collecting monies.  Please note all payments
 must be made to the City of Sheridan, 55 East Grinnell Plaza, or P.O. Box 848, Sheridan, WY  82801 prior to class time.    

2. Fire Extinguisher Use and Handling Training: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides Fire Extinguisher Training for businesses and general public. Please call our administration office (307)-672-6126 to set up date and time for these classes. There is no cost for this class.
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3. Child Car Seat Inspection and Installation Program:
  
As of June 1, 2020, Sheridan Fire-Rescue (SFR) Child Passenger Safety Technicians (CPST) will begin to provide limited inspections and installations for the public with direct-contact meetings.  The CPST will operate under the following guidelines:

1.  Scheduling:  All car seat inspections/installations shall be scheduled on Tuesdays from 1700-1800 hours
and Fridays from 0900-1000 hours
.  No more than two (2) inspections will be scheduled during these time frames.  Please call 307-674-7244 to schedule your inspection/installation.

2.  Direct-contact meetings:
     a.  COVID-19 screening procedures will be followed for the caregiver.
     b.  Caregiver shall wear a cloth face covering.
     c.  The CPST shall maintain a six-foot distance from the caregiver.
     d.  The CPST shall utilize appropriate PPE.
     
These guidelines are an effort to provide a necessary Community Risk Reduction service to the community while attempting to protect SFR personnel.

Listed below is a link you can access which provides several options to help educate parents and caregivers during this time of isolation.  Please review the options and apply them.  If you have any questions,  please feel free to give us a call at 307-674-7244 and ask for a car seat technician.  We would be happy to assist you over the phone.   http://cert.safekids.org/resources-faqs

Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides child car seat inspection and installation program for the public. Please call our office (307)-674-7244 and ask for car seat technician to schedule a date and time for inspection and installation. Please allow 30 minutes for this service. There is no cost for this service.  For additional information, please see "Safekids.org".

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4. Juvenile Firesetter Program: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides juvenile firesetter counseling for children and parents. Please call our office (307)-672-6126 and ask for a fire investigator to set up a date and time.

5. Fire Safety Presentations: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides fire safety presentations to groups and businesses as requested. Please call our administration office (307) 672-6126 to schedule a date and time.

6. Voluntary Home Fire Safety Inspections: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides home fire safety inspections for the public. If you are interested in this service, please call our administration office (307) 672-6126 to schedule a date and time.   For additional information regarding home fire safety inspections, please see "Residential Safety Guidelines" .
 
7. 10 Year Smoke Detector Giveaway Program: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides 10-Year Smoke Detectors to those citizens that are handicapped, elderly, low-income, or single parent families. As part of this program, a firefighter will schedule a date and time to come and install the detectors and provide fire safety material for the family. We also assist the public with battery replacement in existing alarms.  Please call (307) 672-6126 to schedule an install or change battery out.

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8. Home Day Care and Child Care Center Inspections: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides annual day care and child care center inspections. Please call our administration office (307) 672-6126 to schedule a date and time. For additional information, see the following links:

*2012-Chapter-10-Fire-Standards-for-Family-Child-Care-Home-Residential 
* 2012-Chapter-11-Fire-Standards-for-Child-Care-Centers-and-Family-Child-Care-Centers-Education-Classification-Group-E
* Fire-Rescue/Day-Care-Insp-Form.pdf 

9. Commercial Inspections and Code Enforcement Program: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides fire code inspections for all new and existing commercial businesses. Commercial businesses include all motel/hotels; restaurants; assemblies; etc. Prior to inspection, please see "Commercial Occupancy Pre-Inspection Checklist" form.  If questions, please call our administration office (307) 672-6126. (Additional PDF Link to "Fire Watch Form"-2 pages)

10. Fire Station Tours: Sheridan Fire-Rescue provides free fire station tours for the public. Please call our administration office (307) 672-6126 to schedule a date and time.

School Tour