Fire Prevention Education

December's Theme is Holiday Safety!

Festive celebrations, flickering lights and winter greens are hallmarks of the holiday season, but they also present fire risks that can quickly turn this festive time of year into a devastating one.


Did you know?

Almost 1/3rd of home Christmas tree fires are caused by electrical problems.

Did you know?

Although Christmas tree fires are not common, when they do occur, they are more likely to be serious.

Did you know?

A heat source too close to the tree causes more than one in every five Christmas tree fires.


Keep Your Pets Away From...

Bread in yeast form, Chocolate, Xylitol (sugar-free items), Grapes/raisins, Onions,  Eggnog, Nutmeg, Turkey bones, Plants (holly. mistletoe, etc), Christmas tree water, Tinsel, Lights and candles

Christmas Tree Safety

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Holiday Gift Tags

Christmas Tags

Winter Holiday Safety

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Fire Prevention Education Resources for Kids

Additional Videos & Activities

What Do Firefighters Wear?

Come along with Firefighter Hayes as he shows you the different uniforms  firefighters wear to keep them safe!

Suggested Activity: Firefighter Paper Dolls

Fire Engine Tour

Come along with Engineer Manley and tour a real fire engine!

Suggested Activity: Fire Engine Coloring Sheet

When & How to Call 9-1-1

Learn when and how to call 9-1-1 for help on different kinds of phones.

Suggested Activity: 9-1-1 Workbook for Kids

ESF Teaches the Sounds of Fire Safety

What's that sound? Learn the sounds of fire safety from Deputy Fire Marshal Dahl.

Suggested Activity: Get to Know Smoke Alarms Worksheet

Sparky the Fire Dog Coloring Sheet

Coloring Sheet with Sparky the Fire Dog and "Beep Beep Beep"

Sparky the Fire Dog Coloring Sheet (Spanish)

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Home Fire Escape Planning Activity

Family Escape Planning Activity

Home Fire Escape Planning Activity (Spanish)

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How to Fold an Origami Dog Activity

Origami Dog

Story Time With a Firefighter

"Fireman Small" by Wong Herbert Yee

Fireman Small has a busy day rescuing people and fighting fires... and it's not over yet. Just as he's preparing for a good night's sleep, the fire bell rings yet again!

Read by Fire Chief Chris Heppel

"Firefighters A to Z" by Chris L. Demarest

From the minute the fire alarm rings, the day of a firefighter is filled with adventure -- and danger. Wherever there is a fire, we can be sure that firefighters will always be there!

Read by Fire Chief Chris Heppel