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Start Safe: Fire

A Fire and Burn Safety Program for Preschoolers and Their Families

Learn more about the Safe Kids Worldwide Start Safe Fire ProgramEven very young children can learn how to be safe from fire and burns. Safe Kids is proud to offer Start Safe: Fire, a program designed to teach preschoolers and their families about fire and burn safety at home. Whether you are a parent, a preschool teacher, a firefighter, for each of these audiences. Preschool teacher and firefirefighterfighter  a Safe Kids coalition, or someone else who wants to help families prevent fires and burns, Start Safe: Fire has everything you need.

All the Start Safe: Fire resources incorporate the latest information and techniques for teaching young kids about fire and burn safety. Preschool teachers and fire safety professionals helped us develop these tools and use them throughout the country, but anyone can download, watch and learn from our videos, printed materials, online games and other resources. 

Special thanks to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security/FEMA and the U.S. Fire Administration, for their expertise and generous funding; Oklahoma State University’s Fire Protection Publications and the National Head Start Association, for helping develop the Start Safe: Fire program; New Carrollton (Md.) Early Learning Center; Prince George’s County, Md. Fire/EMS Department; U.S. Kids Child Development Center; and Safe Kids coalitions across the United States. 

And thanks to kids and parents everywhere for preventing fire and burns at home. The Start Safe: Fire resources are helpful reminders of ways to keep kids safe from fires and burns.