The mission of the Youth Fire Safety Intervention Resources and Education (Y-FIRE) Coalition is to promote fire safety through Education and Intervention within South Central Kansas in an effort to identify and reduce youth fire setting. The goal of the Y-FIRE Academy is to educate youth and parents about the dangers and consequences of fire setting. The Academy is held the 2nd Saturday of every other month. The Academy is designed for youth between the ages of 8 and 18 and their parents or guardians.
You should be concerned if a child has played with fire and exhibits any of the following:
Children start fires for many reasons:
Contact The Sedgwick County Fire Prevention Division at (316)660-3473 with any questions or to refer a child to the program.