Fire Safety Public Education Opportunities and Information
Public Education Opportunities include community outreach programs such as the Smoke Alarm Installation Program, Fire Safety House Program, Fire Safety Presentations, Fire Extinguisher Training, CPR Training, etc.
The St. Louis fire Department offers education on a number of topics related to the department's duties. There are classes or presentations available relating to fire safety and emergency medical services.
Community Outreach Programs
Smoke Alarm Installation Program
The Fire Department installs, free of charge, long life smoke alarms with lithium power cells, which are designed to last a maximum of 10 years without battery changes. In addition, the St. Louis Fire Department offers free home fire safety surveys and assistance with designing home fire escape plans.
To request a smoke detector for a residential home or apartment, St. Louis City residents can call the STLFD Smoke Detector Hotline at 533-3406.
Fire Safety House Program (Safe House)
The Safe House is a mobile fire safety house that is set up at different large community events throughout the city. The purpose of the program is to instruct our citizens on fire safety topics, such as: smoke alarms, home escape plans, using 911, and a host of other fire safety topics.
Fire Safety Presentations
This program will send your neighborhood fire company out to talk with your group about fire safety topics. Pamphlets are usually available for groups of less than 100.
Fire Extinguisher Training
Fire Extinguisher training for business and industry is handled by Fire Marshal's Staff. Contact number - 289-1960.
CaRe©, Call Reassurance Program
This is a telephone reassurance program for elderly or disabled individuals that are living independently in the City of St. Louis. The automated system calls your home seven days a week, to make sure you are okay. If we do not get an answer after three attempts, an emergency vehicle will be dispatched to your home to check on your well-being. This program is offered free of charge. For more information, contact number (314) 533-3406
Schedule a Presentation
To arrange for a presentation or for more information on community outreach programs, please contact the Public Affairs Office
For ALL requests for a public education presentation, career day, send an email to STLFD_PEO@StLouis-mo.gov and provide the following information:
- What resource you are requesting
- Name of organization or event
- Contact person
- Phone number/E-mail address
- Date of event
- Time of event
- Location of event
- Approximate number and age of attendees
Home Preparedness and Fire Safety Information and Links
This fire safety information is provided by the St. Louis Fire Department as a service to the community. Click on the Fire Department Document tab in the left-hand navigation column for useful fire prevention information. Need more information? Check out the web site of the United States Fire Administration [www.usfa.fema.gov], a division othe Federal Emergency Management Agency [www.fema.gov], and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security [www.dhs.gov].