In order to increase community awareness about fire prevention, each year during the month of October, the Fire Department conducts a fire prevention program at daycare and elementary schools. These programs reach thousands of students stressing the importance of home fire escape planning and the need to practice the plan.
The St. Augustine Fire Department finds the importance on training our entire community on the proper use of fire extinguishers. Schedule a free training session.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related deaths among seniors 65 years of age and older. Many agencies and organizations, along with medical alert system providers, recognize the need for awareness, education and the need for prevention programs and strategies to reduce risk of falls in seniors.