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Public Education

Fire Prevention Week: Oct. 4 - 10

The City of Carlsbad’s Fire Department is partnering with the National Fire Protection Association to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!" We invite everyone to celebrate Fire Prevention Week 2020 with us as we focus on kitchen safety for the whole family. 

Please visit us on Instagram @carlsbadfiredepartment and @carlsbadcagov and show us how YOU serve up safety in the kitchen by using hashtags #carlsbadfiresafe2020 and #firepreventionweek2020 in your posts!

Check out our official news release.

Calendar of Events


Our Fire Prevention Team is hosting a series of activities and videos in support of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, including:

  • Oct. 4-10: Watch for shared videos and kitchen safety tips released via Facebook, Instagram and the City of Carlsbad website
  • Oct. 8: Virtual Culinary Lab, noon to 1 p.m. Join the city’s Senior Center for a live meet-up talking about kitchen safety topics, including how to prevent scalds or burns and reminders to not leave the kitchen while cooking. Sign up here.
  • Oct. 10, LIVE Virtual Fire Station Open House, 10 a.m. Join our virtual open house hosted at Fire Station 3 through the city’s Facebook Live. Join our firefighters as they cook up some brunch in the firehouse kitchen! Captain Matt will discuss cooking safety tips and be available to answer your fire-related questions. Enjoy prize giveaways and a special appearance from our favorite firehouse pooch, Sparky!  


Carlsbad’s Fire Prevention staff shares helpful tips and videos below to keep you and your family safe while cooking in the kitchen. Each link focuses on providing simple but important actions everyone can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.

Contact Us

Please contact Assistant Fire Marshal Darcy Davidson at 760-602-4662 or by e-mail at darcy.davidson@carlsbadca.gov