Resources For Fire Prevention

Department and classroom educators will find numerous resources for advocating fire prevention and safety in New York state communities. From handouts and literature for adults to activity books and contests for children, all the resources you need for a successful fire prevention campaign are below.

Prevent Fires

Prevent Fires Logo
Add this logo to your department, personal or business website.
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Prevent Fires

Fire Safety Checklist
Tips for making your family safe.
PDF (111kb)

Prevent Fires

Kitchen Dangers
Don't try these kitchen no-nos at home!
PDF (76kb)

Exit Plan

Exit Plan
Create a fire escape plan with these helpful instructions and tips.
PDF (94kb)

Stop Drop and Roll

Stop, Drop and Roll
Educators giving this classic lesson should take a look at these tips.
PDF (191kb)

Stop Drop and Roll

Fire Prevention Week Classroom Tips
A five-day fire prevention lesson plan for teachers.
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Stop Drop and Roll

Fire Prevention Curriculum
Samples of curriculum to use in your classroom

Vision 2020

Vision 20/20 Resources
A clearinghouse of tips and information for educators from the Vision 20/20 fire prevention symposium.
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Christmas Tree Safety Tips

Christmas Tree Safety
Tips to prevent Christmas tree fires.
PDF (162kb)

Winter Holiday Safety Tips

Winter Holiday Safety
Tips for a fire-safe winter holiday season.
PDF (172kb)

Thanksgiving Safety Tips

Thanksgiving Safety
Tips for safety in the kitchen on Thanksgiving.
PDF (238kb)


10 Ways to Avoid Fires in Commercial Kitchens

Carbon Monoxide (CO) Prevention Resources Available

Ten Ways to Avoid a Kitchen Fire

Considering a Backyard Fire Pit? Here’s What You Should Know

Fire Safety in the Home

Fireplace Safety Tips

Car Fires: Causes, Prevention and What to Do


-- Spanish Language Resources --

Fire Safety Tip Sheets in Multiple Languages

Prevención, Preparación y Recuperación en Incendios

Cocinar Seguridad contra incendios

Safety Tip:
  • Change batteries in smoke, fire and carbon monoxide detectors when you change the time on your clock.
  • Observe all safety precautions for outdoor burning as wildfire season begins in the spring. DO NOT burn anything outside until you check with your local Codes Inspector, Fire Chief or Forest Ranger.
  • With Spring comes the increase usage of power equipment. Follow safety precautions for all equipment and especially USE CAUTION with gasoline, oil and chemicals.
  • Check smoke, fire, and carbon monoxide detector batteries monthly.
  • When using electric heaters do not run cords under rugs.
  • Do not use any heater to dry clothes.
  • When using electric heater and a circuit breaker trips or a fuse blows stop using heater and have it checked by a professional.
  • Use fireplace screen in front of fireplaces to prevent sparks from flying out.
  • Use only seasoned wood in fireplaces or wood stoves & have them inspected by a professional regularly.
  • Make sure any fire in fireplace or wood stove is out before leaving house or going to bed.