february2019firesafety

Local youth will now have a great resource at their fingertips to help them make informed decisions regarding fire prevention and safety thanks to a partnership between two organizations.

The Logan Fire & Rescue Association is partnering with Community Safety Net for the 14th time to provide the award-winning booklet titled “Fire Safety: Smart Choices For LIFE” to elementary students at the Logan-Magnolia School District.

The goal is to provide each student with a booklet. The target group is fourth and fifth graders.

“This initiative is about creating awareness and promoting safety in the community,” said Cyress-Dawn Udell, in Marketing & Communications at CSN.

CSN is a revolutionary safety awareness and education initiative that creates a network of concerned individuals who want to protect children and help save lives, according to their website.

The booklet that will be given to the elementary students is a 112 pages and includes access to online safety videos that supplement the written materials.

And a downloadable app is included, too, that is customized to provide local safety contact numbers, along with safety tips, videos and other valuable safety information.

There is also a section for parents, which makes it a great family resource.

“We are proud to once again be working in partnership with the Logan Fire & Rescue Association,” said Udell.

To offset the cost of the resource, a safety coordinator will be contacting local businesses and organizations to attain support on behalf of the Association.

All supporters will be featured in the front of each safety handbook as well as in the community’s customized safety app.

House fires are the third leading cause of death among children and kids start 30 percent of these fires. This indicates the need for fire safety education among young people.