Fire Prevention Week: Only YOU Can Prevent House Fires

Fire Prevention Week: Only YOU Can Prevent House Fires

Jason Yang
Oct 10, 2011

Hey there kiddies, it's National Fire Prevention Week, and today we're here to talk about fire safety! Woodrow Wilson first proclaimed a National Fire Safety Day in 1920 and since 1922 National Fire Prevention Week has occured Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls. This year from October 9th through the 15th take the time to learn about fire safety and ensure that you and your valuables (some of us are talking about people here, you techies) are kept safe from the threat of fire!

The National Fire Protection Association has a great website about Fire Prevention Week and is a great resource for fire safety and prevention. Sparky the Fire Dog is their animated mascot. Check him out in these cute little public service announcements aimed at your kids but useful to know and actually kind of interesting to watch.

Sparky the Fire Dog - Fire Escape Plan

Sparky the Fire Dog - Get Low and Go

Sparky the Fire Dog - Smoke Alarms

Check out some great articles from Unplggd to familiarize yourself with great fire prevention and safety techniques, equipment, and tips.

Smoke Detectors

Fire Extinguishers

Fire Prevention In Your Home

Emergency Survival

Emergency 911

Protecting Valuables

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