Car Seat Installation

The Safe Riders Traffic Safety Program provides helpful information about child passenger safety and helps install car seats safely. Contact the program at 800-252-8255 for more information.

Fire Station Visit

The Austin Fire Department will accommodate visits to fire stations for small groups. No minimum number of visitors is required. Normal hours for station visits are 9 – 11 a.m. and 1 - 6 p.m. To arrange a tour, please contact the Public Education Office to schedule at least a week in advance.

Fire Safety House Appearance

If available, the Austin Fire Department will send the Fire Safety House to schools and community events, upon request. A minimum attendance of at least 250 people is required. Please contact the Public Education Office with at least 1 month’s advance notice.

FREE Smoke Alarms

The Austin Fire Department Public Education Office has a Smoke Alarm Hotline that will provide a free smoke alarm to Austin families that cannot afford them. Seniors who are 60 or older may also qualify. Please call the Hotline at 512-974-0299.

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