Fire Safety Education Classes

The Irving Fire Department offers free fire safety education classes. These classes are available to any commercial, public, private or civic group in the City of Irving. Classes are held at the requesting party's location in the City of Irving.

Scheduling


Classes may be scheduled several months in advance and should be scheduled at least one month in advance.

Classes can be tailored to fit any age groups, from prekindergarten to seniors.

To schedule classes including Fire Warden classes, complete the online Community Outreach Group Presentation Request form.

Class Information


Classes currently offered through the Irving Fire Department are listed below. The department can customize a class to address any specific fire safety issue. Please call (972) 721-2651 for further details.

In addition to classes, fire apparatus can be requested to participate in block parties, school carnivals and other similar events.
  

Children's Classes


  • Fire station visit
  • Sparky the Firedog visit (prekindergarten through second grade)

Subjects by Grade Level


Kindergarten


  • Crawl low in smoke
  • Fireman is your friend
  • Good and bad fires
  • Stop, drop and roll

First Grade


  • 911
  • Crawl low in smoke
  • Don’t play with matches and lighters
  • Smoke detector noise

Second Grade


  • 911
  • Cool burns with cool water
  • E.D.I.T.H.
  • Know two ways out
  • Smoke confuses
  • Smoke detector locations

Third Grade


  • 911
  • Change batteries in smoke detectors
  • Escape plans
  • Home fire hazards
  • Matches and lighters are not toys
  • Smoke detector testing

Fourth Grade


  • E.D.I.T.H.
  • Fire alarms
  • Fire triangle
  • Home fire hazards


Fourth Grade


  • E.D.I.T.H.
  • Fire alarms
  • Fire triangle
  • Home fire hazards

Fifth Grade


  • Arson
  • False alarms
  • Fire drills
  • Heating hazards
  • Treat burns with cool water

Sixth Grade


  • Careers in the fire department
  • Fire extinguisher use

Adults


  • Fire brigade training
  • Fire extinguisher training (also available online)
  • Fire safety and evacuation of health care facilities: hospitals, nursing homes, doctors’ offices
  • Fire safety for senior citizens
  • Fire safety for the physically challenged
  • Fire Warden training
  • Health and safety fairs
  • High rise evacuation
  • Holiday fire safety
  • Home fire safety
  • Hotel fire safety (guests and employees)
  • Work place fire safety