Public Education Program
Public Education is key for prevention of fire and loss of life. Here on this page are some details for programs that are available. If you don’t see what you are looking for let us know. For more information email us or call at 336-593-2484.
SMOKE DETECTOR PROGRAM: With available funding, the office will provide smoke detectors to needy residents in the county. This often includes site installation as well. The requests for detectors and distribution of the units come through a variety of means including: social workers, home health workers and local firefighters.
FIRE SAFETY HOUSE PROGRAM: Fire safety classes utilizing the Fire Safety House educational tool. This unit will be set-up and used at schools and at community events such as the Stokes County Fair to offer hands on fire safety lessons for children.
PUBLIC ANNOUCEMENTS: The Fire Marshal’s Office strives to promote fire safety education in the county utilizing the media and/or other available sources.
STOKES COUNTY SCHOOLS PROGRAM: A fire safety educational program is available that is geared towards the basics of fire safety such as smoke alarms, home fire evacuation, using the 911 system, and prevention of home hazards.
HAZARD HOUSE PROGRAM: The Fire Marshal’s Office also offers lessons for children and adults in home fire prevention utilizing the Hazard House resource.
OTHER FIRE SAFETY PRESENTATIONS: The Fire Marshal’s Office also frequently performs numerous other community service fire safety presentations such as: Requests from school groups, senior citizen events, community groups, daycare groups, fire extinguisher and codes training for employees, and other misc. public education functions.