September 11, 2018
Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.
Hanover – Fire Prevention Week runs from October 7-13, 2018.
The Hanover Fire Department is urging everyone in Hanoverto LOOK, LISTEN and LEARN about fire safety during this year’s Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme of Fire Prevention Week, which runs from October 7-13, 2018, is “LOOK. LISTEN. LEARN. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”
The theme focuses on three fundamental actions people can take to be fire-safe:
“Everyone has a responsibility to protect their family and home from fire. Prevention is always the best course of action. Identify potential fire hazards in your home and take action to make sure a fire doesn’t start.”
“Only working smoke alarms give you the early notification of fire and the time you and your family need to safely escape. Many fatal fires occur at night when everyone is asleep, so early warning is crucial to survival.”
“Fire and smoke move faster than you. There’s no time to figure out how to escape your home AFTER a fire starts. Practice a home fire escape plan BEFORE there’s a fire so you can get out safely.”
— Fire Chief Jeff Dentinger, Hanover Fire Department
The Hanover Fire Department is hosting an Open House at The Hanover Fire Station, 341 10th Street on Tuesday October 9, 2018 at 6:30 pm in support of Fire Prevention Week and this year’s campaign. The event will include demonstrations, equipment displays, interactive activities, and contests.
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Jeff Dentinger, Fire Chief
CEMC/CFPO/ Health and Safety Coordinator
Town of Hanover