Understand Your Role: National Fire Prevention Week

Understand Your Role: National Fire Prevention Week

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Tragically, many families do not have a home fire escape plan. Just because fire marshals are not knocking on the doors of our residences to perform fire prevention checks, does that make our lives at home any less valuable than our lives in the workplace? Absolutely not! This National Fire Prevention Week (October 6-12), let’s vow to protect ourselves, our families, and our friends from the associated dangers of a potential home fire.

DID YOU KNOW?

National Fire Prevention Week, dating back to 1925, is the longest-running public health observance in the United States. It is observed every year during the week of October 9 in remembrance of the Great Chicago Fire.