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Fire Prevention Week will kick off Saturday at Home Depot

'Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere'
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NEWS RELEASE
CITY OF ORILLIA
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The Orillia Fire Department is urging families in Orillia to “Look, Listen and Learn.”

This year’s Fire Prevention Week, which runs from Oct. 7-13, will focus on preventing fires before they happen, testing early warning devices and preparing a quick exit plan.

“Fighting fires before they happen is our most effective tool,” said Orillia Fire Chief Ralph Dominelli.  “Be aware of potential fire hazards; know what to do if your smoke or carbon monoxide alarm activates and make sure everyone knows two ways out.”

When:

Saturday, Sept. 29, 2018

10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Where:

 

Orillia Home Depot

3225 Monarch Dr., Orillia                                                                                               

To share this important message, the Orillia Fire Department will be participating in a Fire Prevention Week kick-off event with Home Depot in Orillia.

Many community partners with a focus on safety will be attending. Live demonstrations will include a real structure fire, a home sprinkler demonstration and fire extinguisher lessons.

Be a modern firefighter by helping to prevent fires before they happen, knowing what to do when the alarm sounds and always have an escape plan. For more information visit orillia.ca/whatshot.

The City of Orillia is a city of 31,000 people in the heart of Ontario’s Lake Country on the shores of Lake Couchiching and Lake Simcoe.  Visit our website at orillia.ca.

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