Fire Safety Resources & Links of Interest

Fire Safety, Knowledge is Power

Safety tip sheets are available on a variety of fire and life safety topics to download, print
and share to spread the word about fire safety.

Backyard Chicken Coop SafetyGrilling Safety
Barn Fire Safety Tip SheetHeating Safety
Campfire SafetyHome Fire Sprinklers
Candle SafetyHotel & Motel Safety
Carbon Monoxide SafetyHover Board Safety
Clothes Dryer SafetyLightning Safety
College Campus Fire SafetyLithium Ion Battery Safety
Cooking SafetyMicrowave Oven Safety
Electrical SafetyOutdoor Electrical Safety
Electrical Safety around swimming pools, hot tubs, and spasPet Fire Safety
Escape Planning - EnglishSecurity Bar Safety
Escape Planning - SpanishSmoke Alarms at Home
Fire Safety in Manufactured HomesSmoke Alarms for People who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
Fireworks SafetySmoking & Home Fire Safety
Generator Safety 

 If you would like more available Safety Tip Sheets, please call 386-878-8656.

Other Links of Interest

U.S. Fire Administration for Citizens - Information about fire safety, seasonal safety messages, residential fire extinguishers and sprinkler systems and more.  This site also has specific web-pages for kids and the elderly.

Florida Forest Service - This site provides information on forest management as pertaining to Prevention, Assistance & Protection;  including “Fire Wise” community programs, prescribed fires (control burns), overall prevention & rules/laws.

Safe Kids Worldwide - A site dedicated to educating the public and preventing home injuries.  Several valuable safety tips and resources are available at this website. - A site operated by the Department of Homeland Security.  Offers information on emergency preparedness for civilians, businesses, and military families.  This site also has a ReadyKids section with easy to follow instructions and interesting information for children.

Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition - This site offers valuable information for homeowners about home fire sprinklers.

Sparky the Fire Dog - A kids website hosted by Sparky the Fire Dog with educational and entertaining items.

American Red Cross - The American Red Cross has been helping people prepare for and recover from emergencies for years.  Tips for emergency preparedness and other vital information can be found here.

National Fire Protection Agency - The NFPA publishes numerous documents on fire, electrical, and building safety.  The website is designed for professionals and citizens, with a special public information page.

Center for Disease Control - Workplace and home safety, health information, healthy living information and much more.

WebMD - WebMD has vast medical resources, information links to healthy living sites, and information on medications.

FEMA - Emergency planning and preparation, recovery assistance and planning, terrorism preparedness and more.

ASPCA - Information for getting your pets ready for emergencies

Volusia County Disaster Preparedness Guide - Contains information on disaster readiness and recovery, with information on Volusia resources.

NOAA - Weather Radio - A nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office. NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Volusia County Emergency Medical Services - A coordinated health care delivery system that provides immediate, on-scene patient care to those suffering sudden illness or injury.

Poison Control - 1-800-222-1222, Is a 24-hour poison emergency treatment and information resource for health care professionals and the public in the northern and eastern coastal counties of Florida. It is one of three Centers comprising the Florida Poison Information Center Network.