Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is actively supported by Fire Departments across the country and is one of the longest running public health and safety events on record. In recognition of Fire Prevention Week SJRFD have many events taking place throughout its Region and invite kids and adults of all ages to come and enjoy the festivities and learn all about fire safety! The theme for this year’s Fire Prevention Week is “Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere."
 
Open House
There will be an open house at West End, Mount Pearl and Paradise Fire Stations on Saturday, October 6 from 2 to 5 p.m.
Various types of firefighting equipment will be on display for the general public and will provide a great opportunity for citizens to meet and speak to our Firefighters and Fire Prevention staff who will be happy to provide safety tips.

Fire Prevention Display Booth at the Avalon Mall from October 9 to 13, 2018:
 
Tuesday 1 to 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday 1 to 9:30 p.m.
Thursday 1 to 9:30 p.m.
Friday 1 to 9:30 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
 
Fire safety information brochures are available, and Fire Prevention Staff will be there to answer all of your safety questions.

School Visits and Fire Drills
Members of the SJRFD will be visiting schools in the region and talking with kids about fire safety as well as conducting and evaluating school fire drills.

Fire Chief for a Day
Children between the ages of seven and twelve years of age (Grades 4,5 & 6) are eligible to enter the ‘Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest’. To enter, children must create an 8.5 x 11 poster, using the theme ‘Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire Can Happen Anywhere’.