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Virtual Outreach

Virtual Outreach

The Harris County Fire Marshal’s Office Communications/Outreach section is responsible for all virtual outreach programs, educational videos and social media. Through videos and social media HCFMO is able to reach a multitude of audiences. Schools, daycares, parents, older adults, and children are able to watch these fire safety educational programs live or on their own time from the comforts of their home.

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Reading with the Fire Marshal and Friends

Fire Marshal Christensen and other HCFMO staff provide fire safety information before reading a children’s book. This program was created specifically in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Every reading incorporates a fire safety message that relates in some way to the theme of the book. Safety topics include: escape planning, smoke alarm education, cooking safety, and candle safety. These videos premier on HCFMO’s Facebook page, but are also available on HCMFO’s YouTube page.
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Three Minutes with Inspector Tom

Three Minutes with Inspector Tom are short educationalvideos aimed at specific age groups with targeted messaging. Messages include,fire escape planning, burn prevention, smoke alarm safety, and cooking safety.These videos premier on HCFMO’s Facebook page, but are also available onHCMFO’s YouTube page.
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Social Media

HCFMO has a robust social media presence. You can followHCMFO on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn and YouTube. Throughsocial media, HCFMO provides important updates about fire incidents, firesafety education, news, and other relevant topics. Social media allows us toactively engage with many different publics.