Sesame Street fire safety workshop set |

Sesame Street fire safety workshop set

Tribune staff report

East Fork Fire and Paramedic districts, Tahoe Douglas Fire and Douglas County Sheriff’s Office partnered with The Fire Prevention Association of Nevada (FPAN), to present the Sesame Street Fire Safety Workshop, teaching fire and life safety behaviors.

This training is being offered for the first time in Northern Nevada. This opportunity is valuable to professionals dedicated to daycare, pre-school and early childhood development; providing tools and techniques to teach fire and life safety behaviors.

The workshop will focus on safety awareness and fire prevention themes such as get out and stay out, practice fire drills, kitchen safety, using a fire extinguisher, active shooter, and handling the hostile parent.

The registration period has been extended until March 26. Registration forms can be found at and the $25 registration fee includes educational materials on fire safety (Using third edition Sesame Street Fire Safety Book) Nevada Registry-recognized certificate of participation (four hours of training), T-shirt and refreshments. Attendees must be 16 or older. If paying at the door, bring cash or make checks or money orders payable to East Fork Fire and Paramedic Districts.

For information, call Sylvia Lee at 775-782-9040 or send an to email


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