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Community Links

City of Mound
http://www.cityofmound.com/

Mound Police Department
http://www.moundpolice.com/

Celebrate Greater Mound
http://www.celebrategreatermound.com/

Fire Safety for Kids

Sparky the Fire Dog
http://www.nfpa.org/sparky

Awesome interactive flash site featuring Sparky stuff, cartoons, a fire truck photo gallery, games, and cool activities. This site is so fun, even parents have a little section...hidden...away from the kid section.

Tips from Sparky

Everyone should have these items in their home. Do you?

USFA Kids
http://www.usfa.fema.gov/kids/flash.shtm

Learn about smoke alarms, how to escape from a fire, and how to be safe in your home. USFA Kids features crossword puzzles, coloring pages, word search, a matching game, AND you can even become a Junior Fire Marshal!

Smokey’s Website
http://www.smokeybear.com/

Take the pledge with Smokey the Bear to help stop wildfires - while you're at it, play games, read stories and have fun! Learn about Smokey in his early years and what you can do to help prevent fires today.

More Information

U.S. Fire Administration
http://www.usfa.fema.gov

Excellent source for general and all information. Links for kids, students, instructors, homeowners, and business owners. Find press releases and news/media information, statistics, and more.

Federal Fire Safety Resource
http://www.firesafety.gov/

Find out more about year-round safety, making escape plans, smoke alarms, carbon monoxide, and other residential concerns. Check in from time to time to make sure you have the most recent information on how to keep your family safe.

US Consumer Product Safety Commission: Fire Safety Publications
http://www.cpsc.gov/cpscpub/pubs/fire_sfy.html

Critical and specific references for the home--includes information with respect to chimneys, clothes dryers, extension cords, flammable liquids, choosing a smoke alarm, checklists, safer cooking, and safer sleeping.

Minneapolis Fire Department
http://www.ci.minneapolis.mn.us/fire/

Get the latest local news and events for the Minneapolis area. Hosts fire prevention resources for home owners, commercial properties, contractors, renters, and event planners. Includes links to fire code and technical policies, brochures, and educational resources.

Chicago Fire Department
http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/cfd.html

Alternative resource for all things safety. Also includes links for kids, photo gallery, publications, stories, etc.