Public Education & Safety Programs

Odessa Fire Rescue (OFR) is dedicated to protecting the community through public education. OFR provides several programs for preschool aged children through senior citizens. Some of these programs include:

  • Fire Prevention Week: Fire Prevention Week is the first week of October, and fire personnel present programs to kindergarten, 1st and 2nd graders in public and private school, in addition to several early education centers
  • Fire Station Tours: the public is welcome to tour any of our 8 fire stations
  • Fire Safety House: fire personnel utilize the Fire Safety House to educate 3rd grade students about home fire safety and emergency escape plans; the Fire Safety House is scheduled for public and private schools
  • Demonstration House: this exciting education tool is a 3 foot by 3 foot model home used to demonstrate home hazards and emergency plans; the house is equipped with smoke to demonstrate hazards and appropriate safety steps

Safety Demonstration Programs

Safety Demonstration programs include:

  • Cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) demonstrations
  • Emergency Management
  • Evacuation Drills and Preparation
  • Fire Extinguishers
  • Fire Safety

Scheduling

To schedule programs or tours, contact Assistant Fire Marshal Yolanda Rincon by calling 432-257-0521 or by email.