Fire Safety Art Contest 2023

Contest Age Groups

  • 5 to 8 years
  • 9 to 12 years 
  • 13 to 17 years


Your artwork should be based on fire safety. Here are a few examples: 

  • Stop, Drop, and Roll
  • Test your smoke alarms 
  • Plan your escape 
  • Close before you doze 
  • Be smart, don't let fire start

Check out for more ideas on fire safety topics. 


Drawing size: 8.5" x 11" (landscape orientation), one sided

Tagline: "Fire Safety 2023". Name, age, and tagline must be included anywhere on the drawing. 


Entries will be screened based on message and creativity by our Fire personnel.  We will select four finalists from each age group that will be put to a  Community Choice vote on social media. The highest voted contestant will be the community Choice Winner, and their artwork will be created into a 8.5"x 11" magnet to be worn by MFD's engines during the month of October. 

Prizes and Recognition 

All finalists will receive a certificate and a letter from our Fire Chief. The Community Choice Winner will receive a certificate, letter, an invitation to meet the Fire Chief and get a tour of one of our fire stations! All entries will be displayed in our Administration office for everyone to admire. Come and check them out during the month of October!

How to submit

Please submit artwork electronically by email to: or by bringing it into our office located at: 409 12th Street, Modesto, 95354. If you have any questions, we are here to help! You can email or call us at 209-571-5553, Monday through Friday from 8:30am to 4:30pm.