Friday, April 20, 2012

Fire Safety Videos

Count us among the people who had not heard about the great fire safety series "Fire Is . . . " until Newark Mayor Cory Booker rescued a resident from a burning building and held the DVD in his hand at the ensuing press conference, as reported by the Star-Ledger. The videos are also online at The site explains that younger children are usually taught about fire safety with fun activities, like visiting a firehouse. The "Fire Is . . . " series is meant for children in grades 5 - 7, to provide them with more information about the reality of fires in an "informative, but not scary" way. The project was conceived by Frank Field, the New York TV meteorologist, and feature his children Allison and Storm who are also meteorologists. The video chapters are titled:
Fire is Black
Fire is Hot
Fire is Fast
Fire is Smoke and Gas
Fire is an Emergency

1 comment:

Anne said...

For funny reactions to Mayor Bookers bravery, take a look at the article about the #CoreyBookerStories hashtag in twitter