Without a doubt, one of the keys to fire safety is educating the public to
protect themselves and others. Our Public Education programs include all ages and areas
of life. Unique to Springfield, is our Adopt-A-School program developed to support
fire education in our schools. Another way we reach youths is through visits to the Children’s
Safety Village, a multi-purpose facility dedicated to providing both classroom and hands-on
safety demonstrations. It includes a full size “House of Hazards” for practical training
in a safe environment. Other areas of public education include Residential Fire Safety,
Workplace Fire Safety, Emergency Action Plan Assistance, and Fire Station Tours.