Community Education

Children's Corner

We love our kids and want them to be safe at all times, no matter where they are. On our children's page, you can view a multitude of helpful videos and find fun, informative activities and many coloring resources designed to educate children on fire and life safety in York County.

Families

Family is as important to us as it is to you. Family preparedness and safety are equally important; therefore, we have provided many videos, safety tip sheets, guides, and checklists on a variety of home and fire safety topics. These links will educate you in many areas of prevention, and will help you prepare for emergencies and disasters as a family.

Helpful Community & Fire Safety Resources

View a variety of quick links for community and fire safety resources.

Higher Education/Campus Safety

This page is designed for our older teenagers. The information and resources here are intended to create greater fire safety awareness and prevention for our graduates as they move on to greater independence at college or venture out on their own. There are many resources that should encourage important fire safety conversations. 

Older Adults

View information and helpful resources designed to educate our older adults on fire and life safety in York County. You can read through safety information on a variety of topics, and learn about a Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults called Remembering When, which is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC).

Teachers

The York County Department of Fire and Life Safety takes great pride in assisting our amazing educators to better incorporate fire and life safety information into their classroom activities, discussions, and hands-on education sessions. Included in your page are a variety of lessons and activities that you may want to use with students of all ages.

Mulch Fire Safety

Whether you are a home or business owner, York County Department of Fire and Life Safety encourages safe practices when dealing with mulch. This page will give you helpful information and tips on how to prevent mulch fires.

Open Burning Regulations

If you are wondering about York County policies for open burning, this link will have useful information to assist you.

Outdoor Grilling Safety

No matter where you live, the York County Department of Fire and Life Safety encourages safe practices at all times when using an outdoor grill. This page will educate you on our York County Ordinance as it pertains to grilling devices, and will give you helpful information and tips for safe grilling!