October 5, 2011

 

Fire Prevention Week 2011

 

 

 

Fire Prevention Week runs from October 9 – 15, 2011 and this year’s theme is “Protect Your Family From Fire”.

 

 

 

Saturday, October 8

 

Kinmount Firefighters Open House at the Kinmount Farmers’ Market (at the railroad station) from 10:00am – 1:00pm

 

 

 

 

Tuesday, October 11

 

Coboconk Fire Hall Open House 6:30 – 8:00pm

Junior Firefighter Games – Students at Pope John Paul II in Lindsay (grades 3, 4 & 5) will be going through a rotation of training stations to learn the importance of fire safety.

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, October 12

 

     

  • Oakwood Fire Hall Open House from 6:00 – 8:00pm
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  • Burnt River Fire Hall Open House from 6:00 – 9:00pm
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Junior Firefighter Games – Students at St. Dominic Elementary School in Lindsay will be going through a rotation of training stations to learn the importance of fire safety.

 

 

 

 

Thursday, October 13

 

     

  • Lindsay Fire Hall Open House from 6:00 – 8:00pm
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Junior Firefighter Games – Students at Dr. George Hall Public School in Little Britain will be going through a rotation of training stations to learn the importance of fire safety.

 

 

 

 

Friday, October 14

 

Fire Chief for the Day – Two winners of the Grade 6 Fire Chief for the Day contest will take part in a wide range of activities at the fire service headquarters in Lindsay. The lucky students will be picked up from school in a fire truck and taken to Headquarters to start their training. The day will include activities with firefighting equipment, interacting with staff, and delivering a fire service message to the public through our local media representatives. There will be opportunities for photos and interviews at approximately 11am at Fire Headquarters in Lindsay.

 

 

 

 

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For further information, please contact:

 

 

 

Ron Woolfrey

 

Fire Prevention Inspector

 

705-324-5731 ext. 586

 

 

 

 

 

Communications & Strategic Planning Officer

City of Kawartha Lakes

26 Francis St., P.O. Box 9000

Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8

705-324-9411 ext. 1355

 

www.city.kawarthalakes.on.ca

 

 

 

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