There'll be safety demonstrations, fire station tours, a chance to inspect firefighting equipment and trucks used by the firefighters when responding to fires and other emergencies. Plus there's lots of activities for the kids.
Speak to firefighters first-hand about fire safety in the home, including how to install and maintain smoke alarms and develop a home escape plan to ensure you can escape a fire quickly and safely. If you need more information, contact your local fire station. If you happen to get to your station and it's closed, it may be in response to an emergency.
Now is the time to learn how to prevent fires and keep it safe all round for yourselves and the firemen. Children are generally fascinated by firetrucks and sirens. Now they'll gain insight into the deeper meaning of those fire trucks as they fly past on the street. It's never to early or too late to learn about fire safety. A fire can take hold in 3 minutes, and it only takes seconds to prevent one.
Check for frayed or damaged cords around the house. Especially with winter approaching the use of clothes dryers are more frequent. Clean the filter and ensure adequate air flow around the dryer and don't leave it operating when you're not home. There's so much to learn, including some simple things you may not be aware of. Take the whole family down and have a fun learning time. Stay in touch for updates.