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March 11, 2022

Smoke Alarm for Daylight Saving Time in 9 Languages

Captain Michael Kozo us that a working smoke and carbon monoxide alarm saves lives by giving you and your loved ones an early warning signal […]
March 11, 2022

When Your Clocks Change, Check Your Alarms!

SPRING FALL In this video, a Bronx mom is reminded by her two kids that it’s the start of daylight saving time and a great […]
February 25, 2022

Be #FDNYSmart about Avoiding Burns!

Each February we observe National BurnAwareness Week. In this Episode of the FDNY Smart Podcast for Kids! We discuss how best to avoid burns and […]
September 1, 2021

Safety Tips for Devices with Lithium-Ion Batteries

In this #FDNYSmart video, Captain Michael Kozo shares important safety tips that will help raise awareness of the safe ways to charge, store, and dispose […]
October 5, 2020

Be #FDNYSmart about Fire Safety in the Kitchen!

From the brand new FDNY Fire Zone in Rockefeller Center, host FDNY Captain Michael Kozo and Chloe, our student co-host from Brooklyn, discuss how everyone […]
June 1, 2020

Be #FDNYSmart about Lifesaving AEDs!

An Automated External Defibrillator, or AED, can be a lifesaving device for someone experiencing sudden cardiac arrest. In this episode of the FDNY Smart Podcast […]
February 7, 2020

Be #FDNYSmart about Common Burn Risks!

It’s true that the most common way to be burned in the home is through contact with heat or flames. But, in this episode of […]
December 6, 2019

Be #FDNYSmart During the Holiday Season!

We are having a holiday party! In this episode of the FDNY Smart Podcast for kids, we join all of our hosts while they celebrate […]
October 15, 2019

Be #FDNYSmart about NOT Playing with Fire!

Fire is not a toy! No one should play with matches, lighters, candles and the gas stove. Children are curious and naturally want to explore, […]
May 31, 2019

Be #FDNYSmart about Hands-Only CPR!

When someone’s heart has stopped, it is critical that bystanders not only call 911… starting CPR will help that person and increase their chance of […]
February 8, 2019

Be #FDNYSmart about Burns!

At home, burns occur most often in the kitchen or bathroom. In this episode of the FDNY Smart Podcast for kids, FDNY EMT Sarah McShane […]
November 16, 2018

Be #FDNYSmart: Smoke Alarms keep us safe!

Hi friends! Do you have a smoke alarm in your home? Do you know what a smoke alarm is? It’s really, really important – it […]
October 31, 2018

Be #FDNYSmart about Escape Planning!

Being #FDNYSmart means having an escape plan in case of a fire. Families should plan and then practice with everyone in their home. FDNY Firefighter […]
October 19, 2018

Be #FDNYSmart about CLOSING THE DOOR When Escaping From Fire!

It’s so important to close the door as you’re escaping a fire. This will help stop the fire from growing and spreading and can save […]
October 9, 2018

Be #FDNYSmart about Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms!

Smoke and carbon monoxide (CO) alarms are a meaningful safety feature to have in every home. Both alarms protect against dangers that are often times […]
September 20, 2017

#FDNYSmart School of the Month

Congratulations to our #FDNYSmart School of the Month, the CCS Montessori Center in Rochdale Village in Queens! The early childhood development center offers early childhood […]
June 28, 2017

Stay Cool & Be #FDNYSmart!

Friends! It’s Hot Dog here with an important message. Now that summer is here, I know we’re all looking for ways to cool down. If […]
May 21, 2017

Be #FDNYSmart with Candles

Friends, Hot Dog here with a #FDNYSmart reminder. There were two separate fires on Staten Island over the weekend and Fire Marshals say both were […]
May 11, 2017

A Local School Gets Honored

Congratulations to the Caesar Rodney School, PS 164 in Borough Park for being the recipient of the William M. Feehan Fire Safety Award.  The award […]
May 8, 2017

Third Annual FDNY Open House

Hi Friends!  It’s Hot Dog here, coming off a great weekend for the third annual FDNY Open House.  On Saturday, May 6th, more than 200 […]
April 24, 2017

FDNY Fire Safety Education Team Wants You To Be #FDNYSmart

In light of the recent fatal fire in Queens that tragically killed 5 people, including three children, the FDNY’s Fire Safety Education team is out […]
March 20, 2017

Get #FDNYSmart With Your Spring Cleaning

Hi Friends!  It’s the first official day of Spring.  While we may not be quite feeling it in the air yet, it is a good […]
March 7, 2017

Be #FDNYSmart: Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries!

Hi Friends!  It’s Hot Dog here to remind you that this weekend we are changing our clocks.  A good rule of thumb is to also […]
January 23, 2017

If the Lights Go Out Be #FDNYSmart

Hi Friends, As we are getting ready for some possible hazardous weather the next couple of days with rain and strong winds, there are some […]