Resources for Residents

Public Education Videos for Community Risk Reduction

Community Risk Reduction has created a variety of educational videos on critical fire safety topics like smoke alarms, fire preparedness and accident prevention. The videos are available at

Topics include:

  • Why every home needs working smoke alarms
    Every home needs working smoke alarms now that families are spending more time at home. 
  • Where to put your smoke alarms
    Proper placement of smoke alarms keeps families safe.
  • What your smoke alarm sounds mean
    Do people in your community know what a smoke alarm sound means?
  • Proper smoke alarm maintenance
    Smoke alarm maintenance can be overlooked. 
  • What to do when there’s a fire
    Planning and practice make all the difference. 
  • How to prevent falls for older adults
    A busy household is a good reason to brush up on tips to prevent older adult falls.

Watch and share these videos with members of your community to inform and educate about these critical topics.  

Fire Preparedness for Household Pets

Your pets are an important member of your family. Learn how to make an emergency plan for your pets and how to build a pet emergency kit.

View the Fire Preparedness for Household Pets resource packet