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Burlington Fire Department hosts open house to kick off ‘Fire Prevention Week’


THREE… AT BURLINGTON
FIRE STATION
THREE… WHAT DO YOU
THINK?! PRETTY
COOL HUH? KIDS AND THEIR
FAMILIES GOT AN
INSIDE LOOK AT
WHAT THIS JOB IS
ALL ABOUT… LEARN ABOUT
OUR DAY TO DAY
LIVES WHEN WE
ARE HERE… STATION AND
TRUCK TOURS,
FREE FOOD AND
ICE CREAM… NAT LICKING ICE
CREAM… WERE JUST
SOME ACTIVITES
INCLUDED IN THIS
YEAR’S
BURLINGTON
FIRE DEPARTMENT
“OPEN HOUSE
EVENT…”
AND TO KICK OFF
THE START OF
FIRE PREVENTION
WEEK — SOME
HOME SAFETY
DRILLS WERE
THROWN INTO
THE MIX TOO — YOU HAD TO GO
INSIDE, AND
THERE WAS
PRETEND SMOKE,
AND YOU HAD TO
JUMP OUT THE WINDOW! NAT TRANSITION:
FIRE FIRE! EVERYBODY GET
OUT! EVERYBODY
GET OUT! INSIDE THE FIRE
SAFETY TRAILER,
CAPTAIN JAMIE
VALYOU IS
DEMONSTRATING
WHAT PEOPLE SHOULD DO IF
THEIR HOME IS
UP IN FLAMES…. AND THEN WE’RE
GOING TO CLIMB
OUT THE
WINDOW… ALTHOUGH THE
SMOKE IS FAKE,
THESE DRILLS
ARE REAL… WE’RE GOING TO
EXPLAIN TO
EVERYBODY
WHAT WE SEE
FOR DIFFERENT
FIRE HAZARDS AND HOW TO
MITIGATE
THOSE… IDENTIFYING
WHAT CAN CATCH
FIRE EASILY OR
CAUSE ONE TO
BEGIN… THAT WAY —
PEOPLE KNOW
WHAT TO LOOK
OUT FOR… YOU KNOW, HOW
TO BE SAFE IN AN
EMERGENCY
SITUATION
THE OPEN HOUSE
IS HELD ANNUALLY, AND
IS A FAMILY FUN
EVENT THAT
KEEPS YOUNG
MINDS
ENGAGED… ALL KIDS HAVE AN
INTEREST IN
FIREFIGHTING
AND
FIREFIGHTERS
BUT IT’S REALLY COOL FOR
EVERYONE TO
SEE WHAT THEY
DO… FIRE
PREVENTION
WEEK RUNS
FROM OCTOBER 7TH TO THE 13TH

NATIONWIDE…IN
BURLINGTON
THE NATIONAL
SAFETY COUNCIL HAS SOME F

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