Grade School Program
Firefighters will visit your elementary school and teach school age children important fire and life safety skills as well as learn about the equipment firefighters use to help injured people and put out fires.
This program is approximately 30 to 45 minutes in length.
< Request a Grade School Safety Program (select School Visit Request)
High School Cooking Safety Program
Cooking fires are the leading cause of reported home fires and injuries in the US, according to NFPA.
By following a few safety tips, you can prevent a cooking fire.SCCFD will schedule a speaker to talk to your students about cooking safety. During this program, students will:
Be able to recognize kitchen hazards
Describe correct behaviors when cooking
Describe correct steps in putting out a small pan fire
Describe how to properly operate a portable fire extinguisher
This program is approximately 45 minutes in length.
If you would like to schedule a cooking safety program, please obtain the following information and contact the Community Education Office at (408) 378-4010 or via email.
Date and possible alternative dates (Note: Please provide two weeks advance notice for request.)
Name of requestor
Contact telephone number
Address of Organization
Number & grade level of students
Preschool Safety Program
The Santa Clara County Fire Department personnel, along with a fire engine, will visit your preschool and introduce students to age appropriate fire and life safety skills, provide a tour of the fire engine, and demonstrate how a firefighter looks dressed in full gear.
This program is approximately 60 minutes in length (30 minutes inside the classroom and then 30 minutes outside with the firefighters and fire engine).