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Children, At-Risk Youth, & Seniors

    Museum Info

    Hollywood Museum

    1355 N. Caheunga Blvd.
    Hollywood, CA 90028
    (323) 464 - 2727
    SAT 10a - 4p

    Harbor Museum

    638 Beacon Street
    San Pedro, CA 90731
    (323) 464 - 2727
    SAT 10a - 3p

    Off-hour tours available
    by special request.

    Children, At-Risk Youth, & Seniors

    fully involved structure fire in Los Angeles
    According to the National Fire Protection Agency, in 2006, there were 1,642,500 fires reported in the United States (up 3% from 2005). Those fires caused 3,245 civilian deaths, 16,400 civilian injuries, 89 firefighter deaths, and more than $11 billion in property damage.

    And, believe it or not, you're more likely to die in a fire or accident at your home than all other forms of tragedies combined!

    The Los Angeles Fire Department regularly responds to fires in homes that were preventable. Rescues of elderly people or children often end tragically. Nothing can ruin your day like a fire that had no business being allowed out to do its nasty business. In Los Angeles, single family dwelling fatalities are a primary area of safety focus. Your LAFD wants you to be safe and we're joining in that effort with programs designed specifically for you.

    The key to reducing your chances of injury or premature death is in education. The more you know, the safer you'll be. We are concerned with delivering key education messages to children and their families, at-risk youth, and seniors.

    • Stop, Drop & Roll!
    • Creating a Family Escape Plan
    • Get Low and Go
    • Don't Fear The Firefighter!
    • Using a Fire Extinguisher


    • Knowing the Risks
    • Knowing When to Call for Help
    • Escape Plans for Temporary Housing
    • Speaking with 9-1-1
    • Protecting Your Friends

    • Senior Fire Prevention Tips
    • Keeping Living Quarters You Can Escape From
    • Sounding the Alarm
    • Doing the Drill (Practice Prevents Forgetfulness)
    • Dialing and Speaking with 9-1-1 (There's more than "help!" involved)
    • Opening up the House

    The LAFD Historical Society is committed to education. We're very excited to share the fire and life safety program developed by MySafe:LA called FireSmart:LA. It's just one of our education initiatives, and we invite you to become a part of the program! Click here to learn more.