Stories tagged with: national fire prevention week

October 5, 2015 - 3:49pm
8 weeks 5 hours ago

On average, seven people die every day from a home fire.

It's National Fire Prevention Week, and the Zanesville Fire Department is taking the time to educate the public on how to stay safe in the event of a fire. ZFD firefighters will be visiting area schools and businesses all week long, to share safety tips and provide fire-safety information.

"We're going in, we're talking about two ways out, we're talking about smoke detectors, talking about checking our smoke detectors...

October 10, 2014 - 2:57pm
1 year 7 weeks ago

National Fire Prevention Week is this week. The goal this year is to educate people on the importance of smoke alarms.

Each year fire prevention week is held to educate people on different aspects of staying safe from fire. This year the theme is testing your smoke alarms. Dean Brocklehurst of the Zanesville Fire Department said you need to test your smoke alarms once a month. He added it is recommended to change the batteries in the alarms twice a year and replace the entire alarm...

October 12, 2012 - 4:27pm
3 years 7 weeks ago

As temperatures drop, fire departments offer guidance on ways to avoid house fires this fall and winter.

During National Fire Prevention Week Zanesville firefighters visited area schools with their fire safety house to show children how to react if a fire breaks out at home.

"We like to get the younger kids involved in that, teach them how to stop, drop and roll, how to get out when there's smoke in the area, teach them how to check the door with the back of their hand that...

October 7, 2009 - 7:43pm
6 years 7 weeks ago

It is National Fire Prevention Week and to celebrate the New Concord Fire Department invited the community out to tour the facilities and view the equipment.  Tonight's event is an extension of the educational programs the fire department is giving in local elementary schools.

"We make bags up of lots of different things (for the elementary schools) and we always have an open house just to show the people who support us the equipment and show them what we are doing, how...

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