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Public Education Programs

Brochures about Fire Safety

Below are some safety brochures. Please click on the name to view the brochure.

Home Fire Prevention Checklist 

Barbecue Safety 

 Carbon Monoxide Detectors  

Christmas Tree Safety 

E.D.I.T.H. - Get Out Alive 

Fire Safety Tips for Businesses 

Home Safety Survey 

Portable Fire Extinguishers 

 Residential Fire Sprinklers  

 Smoke Alarms  

New MD Smoke Alarm Law 

Space Heater Safety 

Generator Tips 

  

Safe Kids Coalition- Child Safety Seat Inspection

 

The Howard County Safe Kids Coalition offers child safety seat inspections and other Childhood safety awareness programs.

Target Audience   Audience Size   Length   Contact Information  
Adult Individual 30 min  Safe Kids Coalition  

 

C.E.R.T.

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. 
 

Target Audience  Audience Size  Length  Contact Information 
Adults 10 - 20 persons 20 hours C.E.R.T. 

 

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.
 

Target Audience  Audience Size  Length  Contact Information 
Children Any Size Variable Public Education Request 

 

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.
 

Target Audience  Audience Size  Length  Contact Information 
All Ages Any Size Variable Public Education Request 

 

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.
 

Target Audience  Audience Size  Length  Contact Information 
All Ages Any Size Variable Public Education Request