Fire Prevention Week for 2019 is October 6-12.
The theme of this year's event is:
Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice your Escape!
Community Outreach EventsThe Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service (WFPS) is teaming up with Canadian Tire to promote the importance of smoke alarms and other fire life safety equipment. WFPS crews will be at the following locations throughout the city to discuss fire safety with members of the community:
|Date||Time||Canadian Tire Location|
|Wednesday, October 9||1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.||157 Vermillion Road|
|Thursday, October 10||1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.||750 St. James Street|
|Friday, October 11||1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.||2305 McPhillips|
Fire Drills for SchoolsSchools across Winnipeg will take part in fire drills, promoting fire safety and providing tips on fire prevention to students. When: Friday, October 11, 2019 Where: Schools across Winnipeg
Fire Paramedic Station Open HouseMembers of the public are invited to attend open houses at all WFPS stations throughout the city, where children can enter a contest to become Fire Paramedic Chief for the Day. When: POSTPONED to Saturday, October 19 from noon to 4:00 p.m. Where: All WFPS fire paramedic stations
Winnipeg Fire Paramedic Service would like to thank their Fire Prevention Week Supporters for 2019:
|Office of the Fire Commissioner||Canadian Tire|
|Fire Fighters Burn Fund||Portage Mutual|
|Red River Mutual||McDonald's Restaurant|
|UFFW Local 867||CTV|
Click here to read about the history of Fire Prevention Week.