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Senior Fire Safety Tips

In the U.S., people over the age of 65 have a fire death rate nearly twice the national average.  For those over 75, this jumps to three times the national average.  Whether living independently or in a care facility, there are steps seniors can take to remain safe from a fire.

Download/View Senior Fire Safety Information

Self-teaching kit for business, agencies and organizations serving older adults

Download the above documents to learn about and train your group on fire safety for seniors.

The VHS tape may be borrowed free of charge for a three-day loan period. The VHS tape is for businesses, organizations and agencies located in the City of Seattle only and must be picked up and dropped off in person at our Pioneer Square Office (220 3rd Ave. S. Seattle, WA 98104)

To reserve a DVD or VHS tape, call the Public Education Office at 206-386-1337 or contact us by Email.


Additional services for seniors are available by contacting one of the following:

The Mayor's Office for Senior Citizens

Senior Services of Seattle-King County

National Council on Aging (NCOA) - Fall Prevention Awareness

U.S. Fire Administration - Fire Safety for Older Adults


Last Modified:   February 19, 2014

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