The Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week 2014 on Monday, October 27 until November 1.
The awareness week is being organized by the Section Fire Prevention and Friends of the Island Government Fire Fighters.
The objective during the week is to raise fire safety awareness throughout the community. The theme for this year’s week is: “Preventing and Acting in event of a Fire.”
Lectures are part of the schedule within the various districts. Residents are asked to come out and learn about fire prevention measures which could save a life of a love one and also protect your property.
The dates and times of the sessions are as follows: Wednesday, October 29 at the John Hodge Hall Cole Bay Methodist Building from 7.30pm to 9.00pm; Thursday, October 30 at the School in Middle Region, same time; and Friday, October 31 at the Lion’s Building in Sucker Garden, same time.
The Open House will be on Saturday, November 1 and the general public is invited. The open house will take place at the Clem Labega Square in Philipsburg from 9.00am to 6.00pm.