Life Safety Bus 9-1-1

Pueblo Fire Department

Life Safety Bus 9-1-1
A Classroom on Wheels
The Life Safety Bus 9-1-1 is one of the largest and most unique pieces of equipment the Pueblo Fire Department uses to help inform the public about  fire and life safety issues.

This 45-foot long, 11-foot high, 27,000-pound mobile classroom on wheels is the only Life Safety Bus in the State of Colorado. Equipped with a kitchen, classroom, and bedroom, this red, white, and blue beauty can be set up and ready for action in less than 30 minutes.
Program Lessons
The Life Safety Bus 9-1-1 can be used to teach a variety of lessons. These lesson options include:
  • A Fire Fighter Is My Friend
  • Crawl Low in Smoke
  • Don’t Play With Matches
  • Exit Drill In The Home (EDITH)
  • Fire Drills
  • Kitchen Safety
  • Proper Use of Smoke Alarms and CO Detectors
  • Stop, Drop, and Roll
  • Tools and Toys
This unique classroom is used to inform the community on fire and life safety topics, and can be used to help educate any age group from Pre-K up to senior citizens. It is equipped with a:
  • 9-1-1 phone system
  • Fog machine used to simulate a fire situation
  • Fire escape platform / ladder out the bedroom window
  • Simplex Fire Alarm System - Horn and strobe lights
  • Static display - "The Result of Fire and Heat"
  • TV / VCR
Reserving the Bus
If you are interested in having the Life Safety Bus 9-1-1 participate in your next event, please contact the Fire Prevention Bureau by phone at 719-553-2830 or by fax at 719-553-2831. The bus is available between April and October, weather permitting. Large groups of 20 or more participants are desired and an approximately 50-by-20-foot area of operation is needed.

Note: The Life Safety Bus 911 will need to be plugged in to a 120-volt outlet (regular household current).