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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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