Would you like to learn about fire safety? You can have a Toronto Fire Services Public Educator visit your school, educational group, community group, business or resident’s association in the City of Toronto to share information about fire Prevention, Detection and Escape.

When calling or emailing, please provide the following information:

  • Your contact information, including name and telephone number
  • The name of the group or organization
  • The address where the presentation would take place
  • The approximate number of people that would attend
  • Any specific fire safety information needs
  • A suggested date and time, keeping in mind that a presentation can take one to two hours depending on the group and at least three weeks notice would be appreciated.

For details regarding this free service, please contact Toronto Fire Services Public Education Section at:

tfsPubEd@toronto.ca
416-338-9375

Public educator at a fire prevention event

Remembering When – A Fire and Fall Prevention Program for Older Adults. We want to help you learn to stay safe in your home:

  • Preventing a fire from happening to you
  • Placement and need for smoke and CO alarms
  • Escape planning for special needs
  • Fire safety in high rise buildings
  • Causes of home fires
  • Eliminating nuisance alarms
  • Calling for help (how/when/from where)
  • and much more

For details regarding this free service, please contact Toronto Fire Services Public Education Section and provide the following information:

  • Your contact information, including name and telephone number
  • The name of the group or organization
  • The address where the presentation would take place
  • The approximate number of people that would attend
  • A suggested date and time. At least three weeks notice would be appreciated

tfsPubEd@toronto.ca
416-338-9375

Remembering When NFPA Program

Learn Not to Burn® is a comprehensive fire safety curriculum for use in schools. Developed by the National Fire Protection Association, NFPA has created this program to reach preschoolers through Grade 2 students. It presents fire safety messages using classroom lessons, activities and home connections. It provides you with maximum flexibility so that it can be taught as a stand-alone fire safety unit or easily integrated into language arts lessons. Throughout the program, you can invite the local fire department into the classroom to support the lessons.

For details regarding this free service, please contact Toronto Fire Services Public Education Section at:

tfsPubEd@toronto.ca
416-338-9375

Learn Not to Burn Preschool Program

TAPP-C is a program that brings together fire service and counselling professionals to help families with children and teens involved in fire-play. The fire service professionals educate children and their families about fire and how to develop good fire safety practices. Counselling professionals asses the risk of continued fire involvement and help children and their families deal with issues that may contribute to the fire-setting.

TAPP-C is available to children from 2 – 17 years of age. For details regarding this free service, please contact:

TAPP-C
CAMH Intergenerational Wellness Centre
80 Workman Way
Toronto, Ontario
tappc@camh.ca
416-535-8501 ext.34355

TAPP-C Program Pamphlet

Toronto Fire Services Public Educators can provide tailored presentations to meet the language level of the LINC or ESL class requesting a presentation.

For details regarding this free service, please contact Toronto Fire Services Public Education Section and provide the following information:

  • Your contact information, including name and telephone number
  • The name of the group or organization
  • The address where the presentation would take place
  • The approximate number of people that would attend
  • A suggested date and time, keeping in mind that a presentation can take one to two hours depending on the group and three weeks notice would be appreciated

tfsPubEd@toronto.ca
416-338-9375

Fire Safety in Multiple Languages Pamphlets.

Toronto Fire Service Public Educators can provide presentations or host event booths to secondary school students and guidance counselors looking for information on a career in different divisions of the fire service:

  • Operations Firefighter
  • Fire Prevention Inspector
  • Fire and Life Safety Educator
  • 911 Call taker / Dispatcher
  • Mechanical / Vehicle Technician

For details regarding this free service, please contact Toronto Fire Services Public Education Section and provide the following information:

  • Your contact information, including name and telephone number
  • The name of the school or organization
  • The address where the presentation would take place
  • The approximate number of people that would attend
  • A suggested date and time. At least three weeks notice would be appreciated

tfsPubEd@toronto.ca
416-338-9375

For applicants or those looking for information on applying for a position please go to Toronto Fire Services Careers.