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Introduction

This web site has been designed to teach you the importance of knowing and practicing fire safety and prevention. Safety & Prevention should be your top priority. Fire safety can take lots of work but it is worth it because it could save your life. If you do things that are a fire hazard, it is much more likely that you will have a fire. Uncontrolled fire is an enemy and can be very destructive. If you want to know how fire safe your home is, go take the Fire Quiz in the Games page.

When fires do start, someone has to put them out. That is what the firefighters do. Firefighters must be ready day and night to go out on a fire call. Fire Fighting is hard and dangerous work, but many men and women take that duty as their own. There are different kinds of firefighters who fight different fires. Some fight house fires and some fight wildfires. The ones who fight wildfires build fire breaks to try to make the fire burn itself out. To learn more about fire breaks, go to the Hot Shots page. Some wildfire firefighters fight fires near civilization and some fight fires in very remote areas. Firefighters working near civilization get some help from high-tech machinery like bulldozers.

Another section of this web site is called Fire Science. It teaches about the way that fire works, what fire needs to work, how heat moves around, what smoke is, what a flashover is and many others things. It is a very interesting section to read. If you like science you will like the science section of this web site. Check out Fire Science

While doing research on the internet for this web site, I found several sites that have excellent information for further reading about fire. I have made these sites available for you to view on my Fire Links page.

Don't forget to go to my Games page before you leave. I have digital puzzles that are a great challenge and a lot of fun. The crossword puzzles will test you on what you have learned from reading the different sections of this site.

Last of all, you have to look at my Credit page. That is where I thank all the people who permitted me to use all these cool photos on my site.

Highlights

Safety and prevention should be our top priority. Fire safety can take lots of work but it is worth it because it could save your life.

Fire Fighting is hard and dangerous work, but many men and women take that duty as their own.

Feel like having some fun? Click on the Games button on the left sidebar for some challenging fire prevention games.

Smokey
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