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The Fire Drill

Episode: 503a
Air Date: August 20, 2020
Previous Episode: 502b - Naptime in Blanket City
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Daniel Tiger and his friends are playing at school when Teacher Harriet calls them to the rug. She shares that they will be taking part in a fire drill today and explains to her students that a drill in intended to practice being safe. Teacher Harriet warns everyone that the alarm will be loud and when they hear it, they should "stop and listen to stay safe."

Daniel and his classmates continue playing as they wait for the alarm to sound. They pretend that they are firefighters helping panda bears which leads Daniel to make-believe that he is a real firefighter.

The alarm sounds and everyone listens to instructions from Teacher Harriet. Together, Daniel and his friends move outside safely as the Neighborhood firefighters arrive to complete the drill. Before going back inside, everyone has a turn sitting on the "fire trolley."


  • "Stop and listen to stay safe."


Appearing In This Episode


The strategy used in this episode was also used in Episode 128.



Episode Credits

Written by Becky Friedman
Created by Angela C. Santomero
Based on the work of Fred Rogers

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