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Public Education

The NH Division of Fire Safety's Public Education section is responsible for developing and distributing educational programs and information to various target audiences. This can include the public, community organizations and partners, and industry professionals. We have two newsletters, a lending library, and a variety of Fire & Life Safety Mobile Resources that can be reserved to support your trainings and events. Check out our programs and resources below, and please reach out to us at (603) 223-4289, option #2, with questions or to make a request. You may also email us at

Annual 3rd Grade Fire & Life Safety Calendar Contest
The Department of Safety - Division of Fire Safety and the New Hampshire Fire Prevention Society believe that Fire Prevention and Life Safety should be a part of daily life throughout the year in every New Hampshire household. 3rd grade students are challenged to design a poster representing an important fire prevention & life safety message. This annual poster contest is open to ALL third grade students in the state of New Hampshire.

Award of Excellence in Fire & Life Safety Program
The State Fire Marshal’s Award of Excellence in Fire & Life Safety program recognizes New Hampshire students in grades pre-kindergarten through high school that do an outstanding act in the area of Fire and Life Safety that benefits the lives and wellbeing of those around them. We want to recognize these hometown heroes! Click here for more information, and then reach out to to nominate a student!

Remembering When
The Remembering When™ program was developed by the NFPA and the CDC. It incorporates a fire and fall prevention strategy for older adults to allow them to stay safely in their own homes. For more information or to request a workshop for your organization.

Safety Seconds
Safety Seconds is a short publication with public education tips for the fire service to enhance their local programs. Safety Educator is a publication that is designed for teachers to provide them with tips and tools to incorporate fire and life safety ideas into their regular school curriculum.

Are YOU Holding a Fire & Life Safety Education Event?
Your local Fire Department & the NH Fire Marshal's Office may be able to help with your event! Our office has
Fire Safety & Mobile Education Equipment available to loan upon request. Take a look and reserve the equipment today
Email us with any questions!


The Safety Educator is a NHFMO newsletter that is distributed throughout the state during the school year. You will find each publication filled with family-friendly fire and life safety information. We encourage you to read and share this information with your family, friends and neighbors.

In The News
is another NHFMO newsletter that is a quarterly publication created to inform fire departments of information that may be found helpful in enhancing your fire departments public educational outreach efforts.

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