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Summer fire safety outreach materials

Every year Americans look forward to summer vacations, camping, family reunions, picnics, and the Fourth of July. Summertime, however, also brings fires and injuries due to fireworks and outdoor cooking. Encourage summer fire safety in your community with these free materials.

Outreach materials and messages from the U.S. Fire Administration

Fireworks safety

Inform community members that the best way to protect their families is to not use fireworks at home – period. The U.S. Fire Administration recommends attending public fireworks displays and leaving the lighting to the professionals.

A study by the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) shows that over 200 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Fireworks are dangerous! For more information and safety tips, please visit the CPSC's website.

Free handouts

Download these free handouts on summer fire and burn safety to reproduce and distribute in your community. A space is provided for you to easily include your organization's logo.

infographic for grilling fire safety
Infographic with grilling fire safety tips to help everyone have a fire-safe summer. English PDF 1 MB | Spanish PDF 1 MB

Grilling fire safety public service announcement

Additional Video Formats, Transcript

Social media messages and images to share

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

Twitter

This #July4 protect your family from #fireworks. Attend public displays & leave the lighting to the professionals!
Keep sparklers away from kids this #July4. They burn at temps of 2,000 degrees - hot enough to melt some metals! #fireworks

Facebook

According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, over 200 people on average go the emergency room every day with fireworks-related injuries in the month around the July 4th holiday. Fireworks are dangerous! This Independence Day, protect your family from fireworks. Attend public displays and leave the lighting to the professionals!

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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.

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 summer fire safety in your community.

More information on summer fire safety