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The NYC Administration for Children’s Services (ACS) and the Fire Department of the City of New York (FDNY) today announced that, in recognition of “National Coloring Book Day,” coloring books will be distributed to families throughout the rest of the month, teaching children the importance of fire safety.

The “Fire Safety Activity Coloring Books” will be distributed to families through Family Enrichment Centers (FEC) and Community Partnerships, both funded by ACS and locally operated. In addition to coloring books, families will be given a smoke alarm as well as an invitation to either attend a virtual session with the FDNY Fire Safety Education Unit (FSEU) to learn about how to properly install the alarm and conduct ongoing maintenance or to participate in such training at a local community event.

“Families are spending more time at home because of COVID-19, so we believe it’s crucial to continue our efforts to educate children and families about the importance of preventing fires. The FDNY’s fire safety coloring books offer a smart way to teach our children these very important lessons,” said ACS Commissioner David A. Hansell. “I want to thank the FDNY for its continued partnership with ACS and our community providers, including recognizing this year’s National Coloring Book Day through the distribution of fire safety coloring books, as well as providing free smoke alarms and virtual training sessions.”

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