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Fire Prevention and Earthquake Preparedness Classes

Fire Prevention or Earthquake Preparedness Classes

Offered by Daly City Fire Department

Destructive fires and earthquakes are always a possibility. Much of the injury and damage which is involved in either situation can be avoided or minimized by citizens who are educated about the hazards and how to prepare for them.

At no cost to you or your organization, a Fire Safety Program or Earthquake Preparedness Program is available through the Daly City Fire Department.

The presentations are 45 minutes each in length and consist of a short lecture, and practical methods on how to prepare for either an earthquake or a fire.

Fire Safety Program (45 minutes) fire extinguisher

  • Fire problems in the U.S.
  • Local fire situation
  • Discussion on smoke detectors, fire extinguishers and exit drills
  • Questions and answers
  • Free handout literature

Earthquake Preparedness Program (45 minutes)

  • Overview of earthquakes
  • Essential earthquake supplies
  • Strapping water heaters and How to shut off utilities
  • Reunion plans
  • Hands-on props to practice utility shut-offs
  • Free handout literature

If you would like to schedule one or both of these programs for your group, or if you wish to obtain more information, please contact the Daly City Fire Department Administration Office at 991-8138.

Fire safety should be practiced each day, here are just a few reminders:
  • Install and maintain a smoke detector on every level of your home or apartment.
  • Practice your home fire escape plan.
  • Keep matches and lighters out of the hands of children.
  • Remove combustibles from heat sources.
  • Give space heaters, space around them.