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Home Fire Drill Poster Contest 2013 Fact Sheet
Press Release: Kids' Artwork May Win Ride on Fire Truck
Photos from 2012 Winners Visit to Fire House
Video:Home Fire Drill: Does Your Family Know What to Do?
7-minute video featuring two Rochester, NY families, this real-life demonstration illustrates why many families are not as prepared as they believe to escape their home in a fire, and how to plan and practice a home fire drill


Ignorance is Risk: Why We Still Need to Promote Fire Safety
People still just don’t get it. Several surveys over recent years continue to find that 80%-90% of Americans feel safer from fires at home than in a public building, or feel equally safe in both locations.

Unfortunately, they couldn’t be more wrong.Read more.

2012 Home Fire Drill Poster Contest Winners
Each fall Prevention 1st issues a call for posters for the next Home Fire Drill Poster Exhibition, displayed around the Daylight Saving Time change the following spring. This year we added our first annual Poster Contest, with prizes for student artists.

Home Fire Drill Saves Trace Adkins Family
Having a practiced home fire drill saved the three young daughters of country western singer Trace Adkins when a fire broke out in the garage, his wife has told the media.

Workplace Fire Drills Are Important Too!
Maybe you’ve tried to have fire drills but your employees are, let’s say, less than enthusiastic. Is there a way to make fire drills easier—and more effective? Jane Glazer was inspired by Prevention 1st’s Home Fire Drill initiative to “get serious” about fire drills at her company, QCI Direct. It brought an unexpected pay-off. Read how they did it and how you can too.

State Funding Enhances

With the help of Senator Joseph E. Robach, Prevention 1st received $10,000 from the New York State Office of Children and Family Services to enhance Look for Help Mikey Make It Out and Home Fire Drill: Does Your Family Know What to Do? to help you plan and practice your home fire drill.

"I strongly believe that Prevention 1st provides critical and irreplaceable services to our community." - Senator Joseph E. Robach

News Archive

Help Mikey Make it Out a Grand Winner in the APEX Annual Awards for Publication Excellence.

Poster Exhibition Pictures Homes Safer From Fire

Change Your Clock, Check Your Batteries—and Hold A Fire Drill

Prevention1st Joins National Effort to Prevent Home Fire Deaths


Home Safety Workshop for Wilson Commencement Park, including planning and practicing a home fire escape, presented by Prevention 1st.

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