Community Education

Our Community Education team is committed to community safety through engagement, cooperation, and communication with all residents through tools like station tours, preparedness guides, education, and community programs.

We’re always focused on ensuring our communities are as safe as possible. Below you’ll find various links to safety resources and information. If the safety information you’re looking for isn’t found below, please reference our FAQs.

Car Seat Resources

California Car Seat Law states that children MUST ride in a child safety seat or booster seat in the back seat of a vehicle until they are at least six years old or 60 pounds. The attachment below lists agencies that assist parents and caregivers with installing child safety seats correctly. Some agencies provide free or low cost seats to eligible families.

Car Seat Resources

Kiddes Fire Extinguisher Recall

In conjunction with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), Kidde announced a recall to replace certain Kidde fire extinguishers. Click here to learn more.

Safe Places & Safely Surrendered Baby

You, as a member of the public, should always consider Fire Stations a safe place.  Metro Fire is involved in two programs that make our Fire Stations and fire personnel a resource to you:

All Metro Fire Stations are Safe Places

The objective of the Safe Places Program is to provide a temporary shelter for youth who have run away, been pushed out of their homes, sexually abused, or otherwise maltreated.

Click here for Metro Fire Station Locations.

All Metro Fire Stations are locations that a person can abandon an infant under the Safely Surrendered Baby Law - SB 1368 / SB 116.

The objective of the Safely Surrendered Baby Law is to provide a safe alternative for the surrender of a newborn baby.

Click here for Metro Fire Station Locations

Life Jacket Loan Program