January Roundtable Responses: Public Education

Question: What public education programs does your department provide to the civilians in your community? CLICK HERE for Skip Coleman's original response. Below are reader's replies to the topic. To discuss this topic, go to our Roundtable Revisited group on the Fire Engineering Training Community.  Deputy Chief Thomas DunneFDNYResponse: The FDNY uses both field units and fire safety educators to foster public safety education. Fire safety literature (in numerous languages) is distributed and a number of programs are in place. A dedicated fire safety education unit targets both younger and older residents by visiting elementary schools and senior citizen centers. To provide...

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