Links to Fire Safety and other related site(s):

Red Cross 

National Fire Protection Association

Department of Homeland Security

Federal Emergency Management

Minnesota Department of Public Safety

U.S. Fire Administration


National Safe Boating 

Lightening Infographic


Heat Safety Resources

Heat Related Deaths

Red Cross Heat Safety Tips

Heat Safety

Heat Exhaustion vs Heat Stroke

MN Department of Health


Informational site(s)

Home Fire Fatalities Report

Car Seat Safety

Graco Children's Products Inc. (Graco) is recalling certain Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraints, models 1871689, 1908152, 1813074, 1872691, 1853478, 1877535, 1813015, and 1794334. In the event of a crash, the child seat webbing may not adequately restrain the child. As such, these car seats fail to conform to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) number 213, "Child Restraint Systems."

Graco will notify owners, and dealers will provide consumers with a replacement harness, free of charge. The recall is expected to begin July 17, 2017. Owners may contact Graco customer service at 1-800-345-4109.

Owners may also contact the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Vehicle Safety Hotline at 1-888-327-4236 (TTY 1-800-424-9153), or go to



Tornado Safety

After the Tornado

During a Tornado Watch

Home Safety during a Tornado

Pet Safety during a Tornado

Tornado Safety in your Apartment


Weather site(s)

NOAA's Weather-Ready Nation
Homeland Security and Emergency Management
Help the National Weather Service (NWS) better communicate with you when hazardous weather threatens!  Take the survey on our Hazard Simplification project.  Click here
National Weather Service (NWS) has a webpage dedicated to weather safety for the deaf and hard of hearing.  Click here

You can receive National Weather Service (NWS) Warnings on your cellphone.  For Wireless Emergency Alerts Click here


Winter Weather Tips


Black Ice Information 

How to dress for Winter Weather

Winter Weather and Pets

Alberta Clipper Information

Winter Car Travel

Winter Driving Safety

Winter Extreme

Hazard Simplification


Ice Storm

Shoveling Snow

Wind Chill


Fun interactive challenges for children

Sprinkler Challenge Game

Sprinkler Challenge Quiz