Ignorance is Risk: Why We Still Need to Promote Fire Safety
People still just don’t get it. Several surveys over recent years continue to find that 80%-90% of Americans feel safer from fires at home than in a public building, or feel equally safe in both locations.
2012 Home Fire Drill Poster Contest Winners
Each fall Prevention 1st issues a call for posters for the next Home Fire Drill Poster Exhibition, displayed around the Daylight Saving Time change the following spring. This year we added our first annual Poster Contest, with prizes for student artists.
Home Fire Drill Saves Trace Adkins Family
Having a practiced home fire drill saved the three young daughters of country western singer Trace Adkins when a fire broke out in the garage, his wife has told the media.
With the help of Senator Joseph E. Robach, Prevention 1st received $10,000 from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to enhance www.homefiredrill.org. Look for Help Mikey Make It Out and Home Fire Drill: Does Your Family Know What to Do? to help you plan and practice your home fire drill.
"I strongly believe that Prevention 1st provides critical and irreplaceable services to our community." - Senator Joseph E. Robach
Home Safety Workshop for Wilson Commencement Park, including planning and practicing a home fire escape, presented by Prevention 1st.
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