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Guide to National Fire Prevention Awareness Week

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credit: www.seattle.gov/fire/

“Have Two Ways Out!”, this year’s theme, focuses on the importance of fire escape planning and practice. Visit http://www.firepreventionweek.org for more information.

Give Burns the Boot
Saturday, October 6
10:00am – 4:00pm
http://www.nwburn.org

Select retail locations throughout the Pacific Northwest can join firefighters and trained volunteers and make a donation to help burn injury survivors! Fire safety and prevention information will be available as part of National Fire Prevention Week which runs from October 7 through October 13. Dollars collected will fund critical programs at the Northwest Burn Foundation including emergency housing for families with loved ones receiving treatment at Harborview’s Burn Center, Scald Kit prevention and education for caregivers to youth and elderly, and summer camp for burn injury survivors ages 7-17.

Fire Prevention 5K and Kids Dash
Saturday, October 13
9:00am
Centennial Trail
402 2nd Street
Snohomish, WA 98290
http://www.bluefirefitness.com

All races are out and back courses, running north/south on Centennial Trail. There’s a Kids Dash, 1 Mile Run/Walk and 5K. Register online.

Shoreline Fire Dept Open House
Saturday, October 13
11:00am to 2:00pm
17525 Aurora Avenue N
Shoreline, WA 98133

Shoreline Fire Department will be hosting a fire safety open house at its Training and Support Facility! All are welcome.

Firefighter Story Times at The Seattle Public Library
October 1 – 31
Various Seattle Libraries

Seattle Firefighters will help your little ones learn about fire safety as they read an engaging story with a message! Your preschoolers will also see Firefighters in full gear up close and personal…reinforcing firefighters are your friends! Click HERE to find a story time at a Seattle area library near you!

Home Depot Stores
Saturday, October 6, 13, 20, and 27
10:00am – 11:00am
http://www.homedepot.com

The Home Depot is helping raise awareness of fire safety each Saturday throughout October by offering in-store fire safety workshops. To find a Home Depot near you, click HERE.

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