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Fulton County observes Fire Prevention Week
Fulton County observes Fire Prevention Week

ATLANTA -- Fulton County’s Fire Rescue Department is holding several events in the community as a part of Fire Prevention Week, October 6-12, 2013. This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires!”

According to the National Fire Protection Association, two of every five home fires start in the kitchen. Residents are encouraged to learn more about how they can prevent kitchen fires.

Join Fulton Fire Rescue at one of the following events:

  • Monday, October 7 – 10 a.m. - 1p.m., Harriet G. Darnell Senior Multipurpose Facility.  Event will include the Fire Engine, Information Booth, and Fire Safety House Demonstration. 


  • Tuesday, October 8 – 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m.-  Southwest Regional Library, Information Booth Fire Truck Demonstration.


  • Wednesday, October 9 - 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m., Health and Safety Fair at Fulton County Government Center Atrium, Peachtree Level.  Sparky the Fire Dog will be there!


Fulton County residents are encouraged to visit their local fire station during Fire Prevention Week to learn more about what steps they can take to prevent fires in their homes. Additional information is also available on the Fulton County website, www.fultoncountyga.gov.