Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week for this year runs from October 6 to 12. This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires.”  The City of Kawartha Lakes Fire Rescue Service has several events planned to assist in promoting fire safety:

Fire drills will be conducted at schools on Monday October 7, and Tuesday October 8, 2013.A Fire Safety Demonstration will be conducted at the Loblaws supermarket Community Room Wednesday October 9 at 1:00 p.m. and Thursday October 10 at 6:00 p.m.Fire Prevention Division and O.P.P. will be partnering together to conduct school visits to Grade 1 classes.A mall display will be set up at The Lindsay Square Mall on Friday October 11, 2013.The annual Fire Chief for a Day takes place on October 11, 2013. This competition was open to Grade 6 students in Kawartha Lakes. The students were required to write a 50-word essay on this year’s theme.

Sunday, October 6th, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. the Bethany Division of the Fire Department is holding an open house and pancake breakfast.