Fire Prevention Week

Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™

Cooking is one of the leading causes of home fires and home fire injuries in British Columbia. This year, Fire Prevention Week™ (October 4 to 10, 2020) aimed to educate people about the simple but important things they can do to keep themselves and those around them safe from fire in their kitchens and homes.

Fire Prevention Week poster and video contest winners

The Fire Prevention Week poster and video contest is now closed. Thanks to all those who entered - we received more than 1,300 poster entries and 34 video entries!

 
Category Name Location
Grand Prize Lindsay North Saanich
Regional Prize Alexia Nanaimo
Regional Prize Sophia Port Moody
Regional Prize Luna Vernon
Regional Prize Evelyn Creston
Regional Prize Kaylee Prince George
Honourable Mention Maria Campbell River
Honourable Mention Elizabeth North Saanich
Honourable Mention Kai Salt Spring Island
Honourable Mention Ellie Langley
Honourable Mention Zidan West Vancouver
Honourable Mention Max Burnaby
Honourable Mention Aden Merritt
Honourable Mention Keira Kamloops
Honourable Mention Casey Summerland
Honourable Mention Reynhavana Cranbrook
Honourable Mention Hali Elkford
Honourable Mention Jaida Creston
Honourable Mention Kinsley Surrey
Honourable Mention Lexie Quesnel
Honourable Mention Cohen Quesnel
 
Category Name Location
Grand Prize Belinda Prince George
Regional Prize Mia Nanaimo
Regional Prize Nadia Burnaby
Regional Prize Sasha Penticton
Regional Prize Tianna Trail
Regional Prize Leilani Gitwinksihlkw
Honourable Mention Zach Victoria
Honourable Mention Alanna Victoria
Honourable Mention Claire Ladysmith
Honourable Mention Seb Burnaby
Honourable Mention Katie Langley
Honourable Mention Heidi Whistler
Honourable Mention Ava Penticton
Honourable Mention Vienna Kamloops
Honourable Mention Lexie Summerland
Honourable Mention Alexander Trail
Honourable Mention Charles Trail
Honourable Mention Connor Trail
Honourable Mention Erica Gitwinksihlkw
Honourable Mention Hallie Fort St John
Honourable Mention Malaya Prince George
 
Prize Category Name Location
Grand Prize Ava Victoria
Regional Prize Luke Victoria
Regional Prize Yuna Coquitlam
Regional Prize Sammy Keremeos
Regional Prize Madison Trail
Regional Prize Athena Takla Landing
Honourable Mention Sarah Port McNeill
Honourable Mention Olivia Port McNeill
Honourable Mention Maizie Victoria
Honourable Mention Bhavneet Surrey
Honourable Mention Eva Vancouver
Honourable Mention Anika Coquitlam
Honourable Mention Caleb Kamloops
Honourable Mention Gloria Vernon
Honourable Mention Autumn Kamloops
Honourable Mention William Trail
Honourable Mention Graden Trail
Honourable Mention Thorsten Elkford
Honourable Mention Lauren 100 Mile House
Honourable Mention Calleigh 100 Mile House
Honourable Mention Eritvn Thornhill
Kindergarten to grade 6 category Matteo and Aalaia Maple Ridge
Grade 7 to grade 12 category Ignaciao North Vancouver

 

School and fire department resources

Download and print the following checklist, or modify it to suit your school's needs, to help you run a a successful fire drill during Fire Prevention Week (or any time of year!).

Fire drill checklist (DOC)

Fire Prevention Week is an excellent time to recognize individuals who have contributed to fire and life safety in your community, and the Safety Star Program is a great way to honour them. Download the Safety Stars program information sheet by clicking on the button below.

Safety Stars program (PDF)

Please provide any feedback on the Fire Prevention Week resources offered by the Office of the Fire Commissioner by submitting the following form:

Feedback form (email)

Content from NFPA's Fire Prevention Week website may not be copied, reproduced, sold or in any way distributed for commercial purposes. Fire departments, schools, civic groups, work places and the media are encouraged to copy and distribute all or significant portions of the material on the website, but not otherwise revise or alter the material. Materials used from the website must include the following attribution line and link back to NFPA's Fire Prevention Week site:

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Fire Prevention Week™ and the 2020 theme are trademarks of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) and the NFPA is neither a Sponsor of nor affiliated with the Contest and has neither endorsed nor approved this Contest.

 

Banner image reproduced from NFPA's Fire Prevention Week website. © 2020 NFPA.