Community Services And Public Education

The Boone County Fire District operates a full range of community outreach education and safety lessons. While best known for our award winning SURVIVAL KIDS elementary education program, we offer

Fire station tours
Fire engines for parades
Guest speakers for community groups
Fire extinguisher training
Special characters for ceremonies, such as SMOKEY BEAR, PLUGGIE (our robotic fire hydrant) and SPARKY the FIREDOG.
Antique fire engine utilized at all University of Missouri-Columbia football games
Donation and installation of smoke detectors to those who cannot afford to purchase one.
CERT training
Home fire safety inspections

PLUGGIE is just the right size to get our safety message across to children.

2016 Boone County Fire Protection District, Columbia, Missouri