Please join the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department on Sunday, October 9, from noon – 4 p.m. at the Uptown Fire Station (120 S. Idaho Street) for a community social featuring free ice cream and hot dogs to kick off “Fire Prevention Week” – October 9 through 15, 2016. During this period, Fire Departments throughout the country will be spreading the word on the lifesaving importance of replacing your home smoke alarm once every 10 years and much more.
The Fire Prevention Week Community Social will include education stations featuring information on Smoke Alarm Safety, Halloween Safety and Car Seat Safety. Butte-Silver Bow Firefighters will be on hand to answer questions from citizens in attendance; the event will also feature a special visit by Montana Tech’s Charlie Oredigger.
The Social will not only be a great time to pick up lifesaving fire safety tips with the whole family, but will showcase the new ‘Engine 4’ and the old refurbished ‘1948 Mack’ fire truck, a refurbishing project four years in the making led by the Butte-Silver Bow Fire Department and the Butte Fire Department Relief Association.
Additional aspects of Fire Prevention week will include Fire Department classroom visits to 2nd grade classrooms at Butte Central and throughout the Butte School District.
For more information on Fire Prevention Week or the Community Social, please contact Butte-Silver Bow Fire Marshall Brian Doherty at (406) 497-6481/ firstname.lastname@example.org or visit the National Fire Protection Association’s website: http://www.nfpa.org/safety-information/for-consumers.