Fire Safety for
Everyone has the ability to help make our community a safer place by learning about how and why fires begin. It is also important to be able to identify any sort of potential hazard that can arise in everyday lives. Everything you need to know to help keep you, your family, and your community safe from fire and other hazards can be found here.
Safety Material for Children
It is not only important for adults to know all about fire safety and prevention and the prevention of other potentially hazard situations, it is just as important for children to learn as well. The following section depicts learning material to teach children about safety in multiple different situations.
Sparky the Fire Dog
Sparky is the official mascot of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Sparky the fire dog is used to teach kids about fire safety and what to do incase of an emergency.
Fire Safety for Children
Sparky the fire dog is used to help teach children about fire safety. The following link takes you to the official Sparky the Fire Dog website provided by the NFPA.
"Created in 1944, the Smokey Bear Wildfire Prevention campaign is the longest-running public service advertising campaign in U.S. history, educating generations of Americans about their role in preventing wildfires," statement from Smokey Bear officials on the campaign of Smokey Bear.
Learn Not to Burn
Learn not to burn is a program of the NFPA is an educational strategy that is uesd to teach fire safety messages to children in a positive manner. It has been created to to reach preschool through second grade students.
NFPA Fire Safety for Children
The NFPA has created a program called Learn not to Burn to teach children about fire safety in school. The Learn not to Burn downloadable program can be found here.