Home fire escape plan outreach materials

In the event of a home fire, every second counts. Use these free materials to teach your community about the importance of having a home fire escape plan.

Outreach materials from the U.S. Fire Administration

Digital media library

Here you’ll find social media content, pictographs, stock photos, videos and b-roll to increase awareness about how to make and practice a fire escape plan.

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Handouts and posters

Fire escape plan grid

escape grid
English PDF 210 KB

“Have a fire drill” bookmark

fire drill bookmark
English PDF 309 KB

“Have a fire escape plan (young children)” flyer

fire escape plan flyer with focus on young children
English PDF 684 KB Spanish PDF 683 KB

“Have a fire escape plan (young children)” poster

fire escape plan poster with focus on young children
English PDF 2.4 MB Spanish PDF 2.4 MB

Home safety checklist

Home safety checklist
English PDF 253 KB

“Make a fire escape plan around your abilities (older adults)” flyer

fire escape plan flyer with focus on older adults
English PDF 761 KB Spanish PDF 761 KB

“Have a fire escape plan (older adults)” poster

fire escape plan poster with focus on older adults
English PDF 2.7 MB Spanish PDF 2.6 MB

“Plan 2 ways out” infographic

plan 2 ways out infographic
English PDF 525 KB Spanish PDF 523 KB

“Hoarding and fire safety” flyer

hoarding and fire safety flyer
English PDF 179 KB Spanish PDF 181 KB

Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange

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Outreach materials from other organizations

The U.S. Fire Administration recommends the following organizations as trusted and reliable sources for free outreach materials you can use to help increase awareness about fires in your community.

American Red Cross
Home fire escape planning guides for single-/multi-family homes and highrise apartments.
Each year, the American Red Cross responds to nearly 66,000 home fires — the biggest disaster threat to American families.

National Fire Protection Association
The “Keeping Your Community Safe with Home Fire Escape Planning” toolkit has everything you’ll need to help residents in your community make and practice a home fire escape plan. It contains handouts, talking points, outreach ideas, public service announcements, sample news releases and op-eds.
The National Fire Protection Association helps to reduce fire loss through consensus codes and standards, research, training and education.

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