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As Fire Prevention Week 2019 Approaches, Remember: “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!”

In a typical home, you can have as little as one to two minutes to escape safely after the smoke alarm sounds.  Knowing how to use that time wisely takes planning and practice. The National Fire Protection Association’s 2019 Fire Prevention Week Campaign, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape. Plan and Practice Your Escape!” works […]

Champaign Fire Kicks-Off Fire Prevention Week 2018 at Market Place Mall

Champaign Fire held an event at Market Place Mall near the Food Court, on Monday, October 8, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Over 160 kids and their families took part in the event, which launched Fire Prevention Week 2018. Kids and their families got to practice “Stop, drop, and roll” while firefighters reinforced the […]

Champaign Fire Department Stresses Planning Ahead of 2017 Fire Prevention Week

The Champaign Fire Department welcomes the public to celebrate Fire Prevention Week October 8-14. This year’s theme: Every Second Counts – Plan Two Ways Out. Visit with Champaign firefighters at Market Place Mall on Sunday, October 8, from 11 am – 4 pm.  A Touch-A-Truck event will be held in the parking lot just outside the food court and […]

Champaign Fire Department Kicks Off Fire Prevention Week 2016

Champaign Fire Department kicked off Fire Prevention Week 2016 at Market Place Mall.  On Sunday, firefighters and staff were outside the Food Court hosting a Touch-A-Truck event so that over 300 kids of all ages could see a fire truck up-close.  Inside the mall were a “Hazard House Demo”, community outreach materials, and a special […]

Fire Prevention Week Activities

Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9th falls.  This year’s theme is, “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!” The Champaign Fire Department will again be out in the community to help spread this and many other fire prevention and […]