The Mt. Lebanon Fire Department is a strong advocate of fire safety and education for all the residents of Mt. Lebanon.

We have teamed up with the school district to ensure that we reach some of our most vulnerable children, and teach several lessons in the Special Needs and Life Skills classrooms in the public schools. Lessons are presented directly in the classrooms in small groups, and tailored to the needs of each individual student. Each lesson is designed to help prepare the children, families, and caretakers for emergencies. This is one of the few structured programs in the country that reaches special needs students and families.

A brief outline is below:

Life Skills/ABA Program Lessons:

 

Elementary/Middle School:

1: Stop, Drop, and Roll, Helpful and Harmful Fires, and Matches and Lighters

2:  Stay Low and Go and the Friendly Firefighter

 

Life Skills High School Program:

1: Stop, Drop, and Roll, Helpful and Harmful Fires, and Matches and Lighters

2:  Learn your Address and Stay Low and Go 

3:  Meeting Places

4:  Home Escape Planning

5:  Fire Prevention and Home Hazards

6:  Smoke Detectors

7:  Weather Emergencies, Natural Disasters, and Emergency Preparedness

8:  Field Trip to the Fire and Police Station.