Public Education Programs
Brochures about Fire Safety
Below are some safety brochures. Please click on the name to view the brochure.
Child Safety Seat Inspection
The Howard County Safe Kids Coalition offers child safety seat inspections and other Childhood safety awareness programs.
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In emergencies, the direct actions of bystanders can have a dramatic effect on victim survival. Would you know what to do?
The Community Emergency Response Team is a nationwide program designed to educate local residents about desaster preparedness for hazards and emergencies - both natural and man-made - that may strike their local area. The goal of C.E.R.T. is Howard County is to train volunteer residents in basic disaster response skills - light fire suppression, light search and rescue, team organization and disaster medical operations.
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Fire Safety House
The department has a mobile safety trailer that children can enter and practice safe evacuations. As well, general home safety, smoke detectors, and exit drills are discussed. Arrangements should be made by submitting a public education request form.
Fire Station Tours
Citizens and community groups are welcome to take a tour of any fire station. Arrangements should be made by submitting a public education request form.
Public Education Visits
Public safety begins with public awareness. Make a public education request for birthday parties, community events, classrooms, etc. A wide variety of topics can be covered and fire apparatus can be displayed. When making a request, please be aware that dates and times may need to be adjusted, so someone will contact you for final details.