Pelham fire department ready to engage and educate during Fire Prevention Week

The Pelham fire department is reminding residents to look, listen, and learn, during this year’s fire prevention week campaign.

From October 7-13, 2018, fire departments nationwide will be meeting, informing, and engaging with residents in efforts to increase the awareness and importance of fire safety.

“It’s something we think will never happen to us – until it does,” said Pelham’s fire prevention officer Will Underwood. “We want to remind everyone that fires can happen anywhere, at any time. I would encourage everyone who has questions to ask us, and not just during fire prevention week. Your fire department is a valuable resource and we are always happy to help.”

Multiple events are scheduled during fire prevention week for residents to meet with the fire department and receive information. The following are dates, times, and locations for this year’s events:

  • Thursday Oct. 4th – 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

        Fonthill Farmers Market educating residents on fire safety and showing kids around the
        aerial truck.

  • Tuesday Oct. 9th –  6 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

        Open House at Station 3.

  • Friday, Oct. 12th – 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

        Coffee with a Firefighter at the Fonthill McDonald’s with a fire truck – enjoy a free coffee while  
        talking with a firefighter about anything related to fire safety and their local fire department.

  •  Saturday, Oct. 13th – 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.

        Charity BBQ outside Giant Tiger with the aerial truck – donations go to Pelham Cares.

To learn more about fire prevention week and this year’s campaign, visit: www.firepreventionweek.org.