Is it true that a newborn baby can be left at a fire station if the mother doesn't want to keep it?
Yes. Any infant three days old or younger can be taken to a fire station or emergency room and dropped off anonymously without questions as to why. The parent will be asked if there are any medical problems with the infant. This has been made possible due to the Safe Heaven for Newborns Law.

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1. When should I call 9-1-1?
2. Why does the 9-1-1 call taker ask so many questions?
3. When the 9-1-1 call taker is asking questions, is help being sent?
4. How does a 9-1-1 call get to the right agency?
5. Is there a penalty for abuse of the 9-1-1 system?
6. Is it true that a newborn baby can be left at a fire station if the mother doesn't want to keep it?
7. What happens to the baby after it is left at a fire station?
8. Who do I contact to see if a burn permit was issued?
9. How fast can the ambulance and fire truck go when they have their lights and sirens on?
10. How does the enhanced emergency 9-1-1 service work?
11. What's the difference between ALS1 and ALS2 service?
12. How can I find the location of the closest fire hydrant to my home.