Safety Tips

  1. Barbeque Safety

    The leading causes of grill fires are a failure to clean, having the grill too close to something that could catch fire, and leaving the grill unattended.

  2. Brushfire Safety

    The dry season is here and every year Florida experiences brushfires. Florida has the second highest number of brushfires in the nation.

  3. Child Safety Tips

    There are little things we can all do to ensure that kids avoid serious injuries.

  4. Escape Planning

    Your ability to get out depends on advance warning from smoke alarms, and advance planning — a home fire escape plan that everyone in your family is familiar with and has practiced.

  5. Fire Sprinkler Facts

    Fire sprinklers save lives, reduce property loss and can even help cut homeowner insurance premiums.

  6. Fireworks Safety

    Learn safety steps to prevent fireworks accidents.

  7. Heating Facts (PDF)

    Fast facts you should know about home heating fires.

  8. Hurricane Awareness

    View tips on how to prepare for a hurricane.

  9. Poison Safety

    In 2014, the 55 U.S. poison control centers provided telephone guidance for nearly 2.2 million human poison exposures.

  10. Senior Safety

    Learn how to reduce the risk of falls.

  11. Smoke Alarm Fact Sheet (PDF)

    Learn what you should know about smoke alarms.

  12. Stop Juvenile Fire Setting

    As a parent, agency, teacher or Florida citizen, you can help decrease the number of juvenile set fires by educating yourself on how these fires affect our communities.