Hotdog's Fire Safety Coloring Book
A coloring book from the New York City Fire Department. To download or print out. 16 pages.
Sparky The Fire Dog
Aimed at children 5-9. Includes Sparky's News - What's Cool - Help Sparky Out (escape plan game) - Fun Safety Ideas (to practice safety and escaping) - The Story of Sparky - Safety Tips and more. Kids can ask Sparky questions and learn all about Dalmatians and about fire trucks. There's also a Drive the Fire Truck game.
The official web site of Smokey Bear - (Only YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires). Includes Forest Fun, Stories, Links, Fighting Forest Fires, Fun Facts, and more. Also includes Campfire Games - memory busters, amazing mazes, Put Out the Fire, a coloring book to print out, the Bear Facts, and more. A colorful site with good graphics. Aimed at Primary and Elementary students. Not a lot of actual information.
Fire Safety ABC's
Fire Safety Questions and Answers. Good basic information on fire extinguishers, evacuating a burning building and what to do if� situations. Includes a True/False Quiz.
NFPA Education (National Fire Prevention Association)
Lots of information on fire safety and prevention. Look for Risk Watch, lesson plans arranged by grade level; Learn Not to Burn; Fire Prevention Week Facts and History, and more. http://www.nfpa.org/Education/
USFA (United States Fire Administration) — Kids Fire Safety Page
Features Smoke Alarms, Escape Planning and Home Fire Safety. Includes a Teacher's Lounge with suggestions for lessons and activities.
SOS Fires: Youth Intervention Program
A web site for the exchange of information on youth firesetting. Click on Welcome. Includes What's New, Links, FAQs, SOS Fires Training Program, and a Parent/Teacher Resource Center featuring articles on teen firesetting and links
Think Safety First When Planning Your Barbecue This Summer
BFD offers tips and advice on barbecue safety.
A Few Quick Summer Safety Tips from BFD
Attached are a few quick summer safety tips from the Boston Fire Department...
New Requirements for Certain Lodging and Boarding Houses
On December 5, 2012 the Boston City Council adopted MGL Chapter 148 Section 26H requiring owners of lodging and boarding houses renting to 6 or more unrelated tenants to sprinkler their properties by December 5, 2017. (Click links below for more information.)
Restricted Use of Propane (LPG) for "Hot Work"
Effective January 1, 2013
Commercial Hood and Exhaust Cleaners
December 1, 2012 new guidelines from the Boston Fire Department that can affect commercial hood and exhaust cleaners registration
Sale or Transfer of Residential Dwellings
As of August 1, 2012, realtors and sellers scheduling Certificate of Compliance inspections should be aware that under MGL Chapter 148 sec 26F residential dwellings built after 1975 or having 6 or more dwelling units are exempt from the requirements of 26F.....
Candle Usage Guidelines, Definitions and Application for Candle Usage in a Place of Assembly
Read the new Candle Guidelines that are in effect October 1, 2012. The Boston Fire Department requires that the use of candles in a Place of Assembly be permitted as defined in the attached document.
New Crowd Manager Regulations
According to 527 CMR 10.13 effective June 1, 2011 a trained crowd manager must be present in any Nightclub, Bar, Discotheque, or Dance Hall with an occupant load of 100 or more persons during all hours when the facility is open to patrons.