Fire-Safe Sitters

Important Information

In order to be fire-safe, sitters should be given the following information before they are left with children.

Family Information

Sitters should know the names of parents as well as the children. They should also know the house address and phone number.

Emergency Information

Fire-safe sitters should know:
  • Contact information for the family doctor
  • Contact information for where the parents will be
  • Emergency phone numbers for the Police Department, Fire Department, and Poison Control Center
  • Locations of your nearby relatives

Important Items

Fire-safe sitters should also know where to find:
  • Emergency money
  • Fire extinguishers and smoke alarms
  • First-aid supplies
  • Fuse box, fuses, flashlight, batteries, and thermostat
  • Gas and water shutoff
  • House keys
  • Mop, broom, and rags

For More Information

For more information about fire-safe sitters, please contact the Fire Department at 219.462.8325.