Fire Prevention Week for 2018 is October 7-13.
The theme of this year's event is: Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.
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.
|Date||Time||Canadian Tire Location|
|Wednesday, October 10||1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.||157 Vermillion Road|
|Thursday, October 11||1:00 p.m. to 3:00 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 12 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 13 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 Partners for 2018:
|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.