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!
|Grand Prize||Lindsay||North Saanich|
|Regional Prize||Sophia||Port Moody|
|Regional Prize||Kaylee||Prince George|
|Honourable Mention||Maria||Campbell River|
|Honourable Mention||Elizabeth||North Saanich|
|Honourable Mention||Kai||Salt Spring Island|
|Honourable Mention||Zidan||West Vancouver|
|Grand Prize||Belinda||Prince George|
|Honourable Mention||Hallie||Fort St John|
|Honourable Mention||Malaya||Prince George|
|Regional Prize||Athena||Takla Landing|
|Honourable Mention||Sarah||Port McNeill|
|Honourable Mention||Olivia||Port McNeill|
|Honourable Mention||Lauren||100 Mile House|
|Honourable Mention||Calleigh||100 Mile House|
|Kindergarten to grade 6 category||Matteo and Aalaia||Maple Ridge|
|Grade 7 to grade 12 category||Ignaciao||North Vancouver|
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 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.
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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