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Fire Safety Videos

Campus Fire Safety

Each year college and university students, on- and off-campus, experience hundreds of fire-related emergencies nationwide. There are several specific causes for fires on college campuses, including cooking, intentionally set fires, and open flame. Watch the video to learn more.

Dry (Christmas) Tree vs.
High Moisture Tree Fire

The U.S. Fire Administration partnered with the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) Building and Fire Research Laboratory to illustrate on video the dramatic affects of fire when it ignites a maintained (wet) cut Christmas tree and a dry tree.

Cooking Fire Safety:
Keep Kids Away from Cooking Areas

A few simple tips to keep kids safe around home cooking appliances.

Have Two Ways Out

Plan and practice home fire drills at least twice a year. Make sure you know two ways out of each room.


(Information on this page was obtained from the FEMA Media Library)