Hotel and motel fire safety outreach materials

People in your community may not think about fire safety when they are on vacation or traveling for business. Use these messages and free materials to teach them about fire safety in hotels and motels.

Statistics to share

Source: Hotel and Motel Fires (2014-2016) PDF 596 KB

Fire safety messages to share

Hotel and motel fire safety handout PDF ~150 KB

Download this free handout on hotel and motel fire safety to reproduce and distribute in your community. A space is provided for you to easily include your organization’s logo.

hotel motel fire safety handout

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Social media messages and images to share

Copy and paste these messages to your social media accounts and ask your followers to share.


Upcoming travel or vacation plans? For a list of hotels that meet fire safety standards visit


Preparing for the threat of fire is important both at AND away from home. If you have upcoming travel or vacation plans requiring a hotel or motel stay, check the Hotel-Motel National Master List of properties that meet fire safety standards before you make your reservation. Start your search at

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Fire Prevention and Public Education Exchange

The Exchange serves as a centralized location for national, state and local fire prevention and life safety practices and public education materials that organizations may wish to share with other communities. Visit the Exchange to search for outreach materials on hotel and motel fire safety.

Hotel-Motel National Master List

The “Hotel and Motel Fire Safety Act of 1990” encourages fire safety in places that offer lodging to the public. Use the Hotel-Motel National Master List to find hotels and motels that:

  • Have at least one single-station and hard-wired smoke alarm in each guest room.
  • Have an automatic fire sprinkler system in each guest room, for buildings that are four or more stories tall.
  • Are approved for U.S. federal government travelers while on official travel.

More information on hotel and motel fire safety