Fire Prevention Week for 2017 is October 8-14.
The theme of this year’s event is: Every Second Counts – Plan 2 Ways Out!
Listed below is a list of events that we will be hosting:
Canadian Tire Events
WFPS firefighters will team up with Canadian Tire to promote the importance of smoke alarms and other fire life safety equipment by making public appearances at Canadian Tire stores around the city. Firefighters will be available to chat with the public about how to test smoke alarms and where to install them in a residence.
Thursday, October 121:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 157 Vermillion Road
Friday, October 131:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 750 St. James Street
Fire Drills for Schools
Schools across Winnipeg will take part in fire drills, promoting fire safety and providing tips on fire prevention to students.
When:Friday, October 13
Where:Schools across Winnipeg
Fire Paramedic Station Open House
All Winnipeg fire paramedic stations will invite the public in for an open house. Kids can enter a contest to become Fire Paramedic Chief for the Day.
When:Saturday, October 14 from noon to 4:00 p.m.
Where:All WFPS fire paramedic stations