For fire and life safety educators

Free downloads

  • Calendar tear-sheet: Remind your family to test their smoke alarms.
  • Bookmarks: Sparky® says "Make Sure Your Home Has Working Smoke Alarms”

NFPA offers a wealth of free resources to help you educate your communities and families about the importance of working smoke alarms.

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For your community
For classrooms and adult learners
For kids and families

Visit Sparky the Fire Dog's® "appworld" where fire safety connects with learning -- and download the following mobile apps and Ebook:

  • Match Game: Sparky® teaches kids what a smoke alarm looks like, the sound it makes, and what to do when they hear that sound. (ages 3-5)
  • Sparky's Birthday Surprise: Kids learn what to do if the smoke alarm sounds, how to exit the house safely, and how to choose an outside meeting place.
  • Ebook: “Rescue Dogs, Firefighting Heroes, and Fire Science Facts”. Includes two charts on how smoke alarms work (pages 8-9)
Free infographics

Use our free infographics on your web site, e-newsletters, or in your local newspapers to help spread your important smoke alarm messages.

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Smoke Alarms Save Lives (PDF, 3 MB)

How Old Are Your Smoke Alarms infographic 
How old are your smoke alarms? (jpg)

Cooking and Smoke Alarm Spacing Infographic
 Smoke alarms & cooking appliances (PDF, 529 KB)

Sergeant Alarm says "Test Your Smoke Alarms!"

Sergeant Alarm

Featured Product
Smoke Alarms are Important Brochures
NFPA®'s new fire safety brochure and its online music video remind kids to jump to their feet when the smoke alarm sounds!
Item #: BR55
List: $23.00
Member: $20.70


Exit Drills In The Home (E.D.I.T.H.) Brochure
Prepare families to get out quickly and survive fire. A Web link provides additional online learning activities and downloads!
Item #: BR8Z
List: $23.00
Member: $20.70


Sparky Says: Get to know EDITH DVD
Kids are eager to learn about escape planning with the Sparky® Says: Get to know EDITH DVD!
Item #: VC97DVD
List: from $50.00
Member: from $45.00

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