Fire Preparedness

Although the danger of fire is present in our daily lives, there are simple safety precautions that you can take to minimize its threat. Use safety precautions and constant vigilance when your activities involve any form of fire, including cooking, grilling, lamps, candles and fireworks, and maintain electrical devices and outlets so you can use them safely. Learn more about fire safety at the National Safety Council’s website and the UMD Office of the Fire Marshal's website. Watch our video for tips on what to do if you are ever in or near a fire.