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Until Election Day
on October 24

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service

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.

DateTimeCanadian Tire Location
Wednesday, October 111:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 2305 McPhillips Street
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

For more information on Fire Prevention Week from October 8 to 14, please search #FirePreventionWeek on Twitter and Facebook.

Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like to thank their Fire Prevention Week Partners for 2017:


Office of the Fire Commissioner Canadian Tire
Fire Fighters Burn Fund Portage Mutual
Red River Mutual City TV
UFFW Local 867 CTV
McDonald's Restaurant

Click here to read about the history of Fire Prevention Week.

Last update: October 6, 2017
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