Fire and Life Safety education

Through fire safety education, free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, safety surveys and community risk reduction programs, the Community Services Bureau of the Dayton Fire Department aims to ensure the safety of all citizens and visitors. By educating yourself and those around you, along with practicing on a daily basis, you can prevent fires from becoming your reality.

Community risk reduction programs

We offer free training and safety presentations for children, senior adults, community groups and businesses. To schedule a safety presentation or training program, please complete the online Public Event Request.

​current offerings

  • Fire Station Tours - Tours may be scheduled for any of Dayton's 12 fire stations. Tours are recommended for children three years of age and older.
  • Fire & Life Safety Presentations - From preschools to senior communities, we offer fire safety presentations for all ages. A fire apparatus visit may be included for children's groups. Fire safety presentations are also available for apartment buildings and college groups.
  • Business Fire Safety Presentations -  Employees and employers are instructed to be proactive in fire safety planning with these presentations. Firefighters stress the importance of making fire safety each employee's responsibility.
  • Fire Apparatus Visits - When possible, fire apparatus will gladly attend or participate in non-profit community events (i.e. festivals, health and safety fairs, summer camps, school presentations, etc.).
  • Home Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarm Installation - Fire Department staff will provide and install free smoke and carbon monoxide alarms in the homes of persons who are financially unable to purchase the alarms. To request a smoke or carbon monoxide alarm, please complete the online Smoke Alarm Request Form. Smoke & carbon monoxide alarms may not be obtained at Dayton Fire Stations.

Fire and life safety information

Please share these resources with your family and friends. With your help, we can reduce preventable fires in our community!