Children's Fire Safety Websites Launched

Two children's fire safety websites have been launched for children and their caregivers by Fire Safety Educator Dayna Hilton. The Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog and Firefighter Dayna websites are designed to share valuable fire safety tips in a fun and interactive way. "According to the United States Fire Administration, the very young (those under 5) have a much greater risk of death than other children. In fact, that age group accounts for 12% of [all] fire related deaths -- the highest proportion for any age group," said Hilton. She went on to say that the site is geared toward that age group as well as children up to age eight and their caregivers.

Hilton described the sites stating, "Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog loves helping teach fire safety and her website (http://www.sparklesthefiresafetydog.com) features activities for children, including fire safety videos, activity sheets, fire safety tips and much more." She went on, "Children can meet Sparkles' friends and see photos of Sparkles at work and at play. Children are welcome to submit their fire safety videos and coloring pages to Sparkles, send Sparkles a fire safety question, or ask Sparkles a question about being a fire safety dog or a firefighter."

Hilton shared that Firefighter Dayna's website (http://www.firefighterdayna.com), "is an interactive fire safety site for children and their caregivers that includes fire safety videos, coloring pages, activity pages, fire safety craft ideas and much more."

In addition, "Children are invited to submit their videos, coloring pages and fire safety craft ideas. Children are welcome to send fire safety related questions and Firefighter Dayna will individually answer each question" according to Hilton.

To learn more, contact Firefighter Dayna Hilton at 479.979.7328 or daynark@gmail.com.

About firesafetyeducator.com Host Dayna Hilton joined the fire service in August 2000 and is the owner of Firehouse Dog Publishing, LLC. Hilton is the author of the children's fire safety book and audio book, Sparkles the Fire Safety Dog, the host of askafirefighter.net, firesafetyeducator.com and Safety Talk Radio. Firefighter Hilton serves on the Arkansas Fire Prevention Commission, is a deputy fire marshal for the State of Arkansas, and is a member of several national fire service committees. Hilton is certified Fire and Life Safety Educator II and Firefighter II. She is the state educator contact for NFPA for the state of Arkansas, a member of the Home Safety Council's Expert Network and a Firehouse.com Contributing Editor. Hilton currently appears on PBS KIDS Sprout On Demand sharing fire safety tips with her Dalmatians Sparkles and Spanner and has appeared on FOX and Friends.

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