Learn the sounds of fire safety with the help of a firefighter.

Fire Prevention Week:  “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”

Every October, the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®) promotes a theme for Fire Prevention Week, this year October 3-9. The message for 2021 is “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety,TM” and it…

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The fire department provides a kid-free zone at least 3 feet from the stove and hot areas to ensure safety and prevent fire incidents.

Fire Prevention Week Day 7

How can you keep kids safe in the kitchen? We recommend having a "kid-free zone" of at least three feet around the stove and areas where hot food or drink is prepared or carried. If you are cooking…

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A Valley Regional Fire Authority firefighter wearing a apron with the words wear short, close fitting, or sleeves tightly rolled when cooking.

Fire Prevention Week Day 6

Loose clothing can hang down onto stove burners and catch fire. Wear short, close-fitting, or tightly rolled sleeves when cooking. For more safety information and tips go to Home Fire Prevention.

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Ensure the safety of your stovetop by keeping flammable items far away to prevent fire hazards.

Fire Prevention Week Day 5

Keep anything that can catch fire away from your stovetop. This includes oven mitts, wooden utensils, food packaging, towels or curtains. We also encourage you to not store anything that can catch…

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Always keep a lid nearby for small fire safety.

Fire Prevention Week Day 4

Always keep a lid nearby when cooking. If a small grease fire starts, slide the lid over the pan and turn off the burner. Leave the pan until it is cool. A cookie sheet also works well if you don't…

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The leading cause of fires in the kitchen, according to firefighters from Valley Regional Fire Authority, is unattended cooking.

Fire Prevention Week Day 3

The leading cause of fires in the kitchen is unattended cooking. To avoid an attendeded cooking fire, stay in the kitchen when you are frying, boiling, grilling, or broiling food. If you are…

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Firefighter service for home rescue from cooking fires.

Fire Prevention Week Day 2

Did you know that cooking is the leadiing cause of home fires and home fire injuries? According to NFPA, cooking is the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries in the United States. Almost…

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Rescue and serve up fire safety in the kitchen.

Fire Prevention Week – “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!”

The Valley Regional Fire Authority teams up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA) every October to promote Fire Prevention Week. This year's theme is "Serve Up Fire Safety in the…

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Plan and Practice Your Escape for Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12, 2019. This year’s theme is “Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape!” Remember to make a home escape plan with all members of your household…

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