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Public Education and Community Events

The Life Safety Division is also responsible for public education and community events such as fire station tours, school classroom visits, fire prevention week, community outreach and safety and our own Survival Kids Program.

Survival Kids/RAD Kids

The Survival Kids/RAD Kids Program is taught to fourth grade students throughout the fire district in conjunction with the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. This combined program teaches fourth graders life skills such as fire safety, gun safety, water safety, burn prevention, Internet safety, calling 911 and defense tactics for stranger danger.

If you would like to schedule an event or visit your local station please call 573-447-5000

Public Information

The Boone County Fire Protection District provides public information to local media outlets regarding any emergency incident within our jurisdiction both active and non active. To reach the on call PIO 573-427-7462.

As part of our media relations program we also provide interviews for news and feature stories. The fire district has a vast and experienced public safety team that is available to speak about various safety and survival topics. Here is the link to our Media Guidebook which will outline all of these topics and provide more information for the working media.

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Good luck to Station 10 Lieutenant Kyle Kuehmichel and his wife Kristen who are moving to Lincoln Nebraska. Thank you both for your dedication to the Fire District and to the citizens of Boone County. Best wishes on your next adventure! ... See MoreSee Less

June 23rd, 6:51 pm  ·  

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Our summer recruit class is going great. Recruits have learned skills for firefighting, search and rescue, treatment of emergency medical patients, hazardous materials, and many other skills required to be a firefighter. Yesterday's training on extrication was a favorite of many of the recruits. They have about a week left before they will be released to their stations to run calls. ... See MoreSee Less

June 22nd, 3:42 pm  ·  

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