National Fire Prevention Week | All About the Holidays

Only you—and your students—can prevent fires! Show a short and informative video about National Fire Prevention Week in October to remind learners about proper fire usage, safety precautions, and family escape plans.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Bring in the video during a school-wide focus on fire safety and/or during National Fire Prevention Week in October
  • Take the opportunity to check on fire safety in your classroom; model how to test smoke detectors, where the fire extinguisher is, and what to do if students see a fire on campus
Classroom Considerations
  • Focuses on household fires, not wildfires or forest fires
  • Requires Internet access unless you download the video
  • Lists specific ways for students and their parents to safeguard their homes against fires
  • Provides closed captions for easy viewing
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