fire and life safety

students interact with firefighters as part of the CalFire school program.

School Visits Reinforce Fire Safety Education

California Fire Prevention Organization teams are visiting 4th and 5th grade classrooms in various cities throughout California, as this shot from a County of Santa Cruz campus highlights. Students watch a 45 minute presentation and learn about basic fire safety. They then take home an inspection form (as homework), and complete it, returning it for …

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CalFire Prevention officers with a family in Santa Cruz, California

Fire Safety Canvassing in Santa Cruz

The California Fire Prevention Organization canvasses in neighborhoods throughout the State of California, providing fire safety education and installing FREE smoke alarms into at-risk homes. More than 40% of all lower income homes in the State have either non-functional smoke alarms or none at all. Working in partnership with the Santa Cruz Fire Department, CalFire …

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People gather to collect fire safety materials during a public safety fair

Engaging the Community to Improve Resilience

California Fire Prevention members joined with the City of Murrieta and the Murrieta Fire and Rescue Department in teaching people how to be better prepared during a public safety fair in the city. Along with providing printed material on how to survive a house fire (working smoke alarms being key), and when to follow the …

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MySafe:California members in Calistoga, CA

Calistoga Fire Joins Up with California Fire Prevention Organization

The Calistoga Fire Department has joined up with CalFire Prevention to collaborate in fire and life safety programs for 2016. According to CalFire Prevention EMT and Agency Rep David Edward Svoboda, it’s an ideal partnership. “There are multiple types of threats to the Calistoga area,”Svoboda said, “and, these firefighters are all part time and already …

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