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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

Coloring Sheet

Kids Activity Sheet

Kids Lesson for Fire Prevention Week

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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MO-TF1 Update: 2018-10-13 2300 Hours: On Friday, Missouri Task Force 1 continued to perform search and rescue operations in Panama City, FL. MO-TF1 evacuated 1 resident, completed wellness checks on 926 residents that remained in their homes and provided assistance to 13 residents. The teams also performed damage assessments on 928 structures and searched 42 vehicles. Today the task force began operations at 0800 hours. They were assigned an area north and west of Panama City. The team searched an area south of Highway 388 from Highway 79 to Burnt Mill Creek. The area is rural and many of the residences have been isolated since the storm. The team completed wellness checks on 125 residents that remained in their homes and provided assistance to 5 residents. The teams also performed damage assessments on 187 structures. The team concluded operations at 1400 hours and returned to their Base of Operations (BoO). They demobilized from their BoO on the parking lot of the Panama City Mall and moved to a new BoO on the campus of Gulf Coast Community College. Once there they received their first shower and hot meal since Thursday morning. Tomorrow morning the team will travel north to Jackson County where they will report to the EOC in Mariana and receive their mission assignments for the day. Tonight, FEMA activated 12 Human Remains Detection (HRD) Canine Search Teams to deploy to Florida to assist ground search teams during their operations. MO-TF1 will deploy three HRD Canine Search Teams tomorrow morning at 0700 hours as part of that activation order. ... See MoreSee Less

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It's the last day of #FirePreventionWeek... but that doesn't mean you have to wait until next year to think about fire prevention! Think over your escape plan.. and practice it with family throughout the year! ... See MoreSee Less

October 13th, 9:43 pm  ·  

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