Fire Prevention Week

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Poster Contest

Fire Prevention Week October 7-13, 2018

The Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue Department continues to work in coordination with the National Fire Protection Association, the official sponsor of the Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years.

To support Fire Prevention Week and reinforce those potentially life-saving messages, Pembroke Pines Fire Rescue hosted its annual Fire Prevention Week Poster Contest highlighting this year's theme "Look. Listen. Learn: Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere." 

Students in participating elementary schools through out the City of Pembroke Pines had a chance to participate in this years competition. Winners of the contest were recognized and awarded at the Commission Meeting and their posters were displayed from October 8-11, 2018 at City Hall during Fire Prevention Week. This was a great opportunity for children to show case their creative talents and get them thinking about fire safety at the same time. 

7 steps to practicing your escape plan 

  • Draw a map of your home. Include all doors and windows.
  • Find two ways out of every room.
  • Make sure doors and windows are not blocked.
  • Choose an outside meeting place in front of your home.
  • Push the test button to sound the smoke alarm.
  • Practice your drill with everyone in the home.
  • Get outside to your meeting place.

"Reproduced from NFPA's , Fire Prevention Week website. © 2017 NFPA"