Fire Prevention Week
October 9 to 15, 2016
This year’s theme is “Don’t Wait, Check the Date! Replace smoke alarms every ten years.”
Here are some fun ways to learn about fire safety and the importance of smoke detectors:
Teach Fire Safety using resources from the National Fire Protection Association :
- Sparky School House Interactive Site (Classroom portal for teachers. It includes music videos, lesson plans, eBooks and apps., Gr. K-5)
- Letter to Parents
- Lesson plan for grades 1-5 – Building a Stronger Community — The Importance of Working Smoke Alarms (PDF)
- Sparky’s Fire Safety for Kids page has several activities that you can use in the classroom.
- Local Event: Mission Fire/Rescue Service, Fire & Life Safety Fair, October 2, 2016 from 1-4 pm at Fire Station No. 1, located at 33330 – 7th Avenue, Mission. They will share important safety information on burn awareness and prevention along with interactive games and fun activities for the entire family.