2024 Fire Prevention Week is Sun Oct 6, 2024 - Sat, Oct 12, 2024

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The 2023 theme was: 
fire prevention

Cooking safety starts with YOU! Pay attention to fire prevention!

Join NFPA® in celebrating the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week™ (FPW). This year’s FPW campaign, “Fire Prevention Week (FPW) (nfpa.org)
Fire Prevention Week Events- Come help us celebrate!

Teepee Creek Fire Hall - Pancake Breakfast -October 15, 10:30 -2PM
Sexsmith Fire Hall - BBQ- October 10th, 6-9PM 
LaGlace Fire Hall - Snacks & Refreshments - October 12th, 7-9 PM
Bezanson Fire Hall - BBQ - October 13th, 5:30-8PM
Hythe Fire Hall -BBQ - October 13th, Appetizers- 6-9PM
Station 14 & 17 - Clairmont Wellington Centre Parking Lot - Hotdogs & Smokies - October 14th, 11-3PM
Wembley Fire Hall - Open House - October 14, 7-9PM

All the events are free to attend - There will be bouncy castles, activities for the kids, giveaways and Fire Safety education.

Some tips: 

  • Cook with Caution” • Be on alert! If you are sleepy or have consumed alcohol don’t use the stove or stovetop.
  •  Stay in the kitchen while you are frying, boiling, grilling, or broiling food. If you leave the kitchen for even a short period of time, turn off the stove.
  •  If you are simmering, baking, or roasting food, check it regularly, remain in the home while food is cooking, and use a timer to remind you that you are cooking. 
  • Keep anything that can catch fire — oven mitts, wooden utensils, food packaging, towels or curtains — away from your stovetop. if you have a small (grease) cooking fire and decide to fight the fire...
  •  On the stovetop, smother the flames by sliding a lid over the pan and turning off the burner. Leave the pan covered until it is completely cooled. • For an oven fire, turn off the heat and keep the door closed. if you have any doubt about fighting a small fire…
  •  Just get out! When you leave, close the door behind you to help contain the fire. • Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number from outside the home.