Community Education

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The National Fire Protection Agency offers excellent information on their website to keep your family, your neighbors and your community safe with tips, facts, figures and more. Some of the available information is listed below. You can also visit their website to explore additional information.
  • Arson & youth fire setting Children playing with fire, arson and intentional fires.
  • Causes Candles, cooking, electrical, heating, smoking and more.
  • Emergency Preparedness Disasters can occur suddenly and without warning.
  • Escape planning Learn the steps to create and practice a home fire escape plan.
  • Fire & safety equipment Smoke alarms, fire extinguishers, home fire sprinklers and carbon monoxide alarms.
  • Gasoline & propane Always handle gasoline in the home or propane-powered equipment cautiously.
  • Hoarding and fire safety Many fire departments are experiencing serious fires, injuries, and deaths as the result of compulsive hoarding behavior.
  • Seasonal Fireworks, Christmas trees, Halloween, and more.
  • Occupancies High-rises, hotels/motels, nightclubs, nursing homes, and more.
  • Outdoors Grilling, lightning and wildland fires.
  • Populations Older adults, people with disabilities, urban and rural communities.
  • Vehicles Vehicle fires, and safety at service stations.
  • Mine fires and explosions Mining and mineral processing facilities represent significant fire and explosion exposures.