• Service all heating systems and all gas-, oil- or coal-burning appliances by a technician annually.
• Install a battery-operated and electric-powered carbon monoxide detector in your home and check or replace the battery when you change the time on your clocks each spring and fall. If the detector sounds, leave your home immediately and call 911.
• Contact a doctor if you believe you have carbon monoxide poisoning.
• Do not use gas-powered devices such as a generator, grill or stove inside your home, basement or near a near a window or door. Generators should be operated more than 15 feet from the home.
• Do not run any gas-powered motor inside a closed structure, such as a garage.
Novi fire captain graduates from EMU leadership program
Posted On: Nov 01, 2019
Novi Fire Capt. Charles Roberts recently graduated from Eastern Michigan University’s School of Fire Staff and Command leadership program.
His graduating class included more than 40 other fire department professionals from about 40 communities throughout the state.
The nine-month program included academic instruction on topics such as leadership development, planning and decision making, human resource management, fire department administration and critical homeland security incidents.
“I am extremely proud of Capt. Roberts’ professional growth and development as a public safety executive,” Novi Public Safety Director David Molloy said in a press release. “The staff and command program has prepared him to meet the many challenges the Novi Fire Department faces every day enhancing public trust with community members.”
Roberts began his career with Novi Fire Department in 1997. He was promoted to captain in 2018.
For more information about the Novi Fire Department, visit cityofnovi.org.