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Fire Safety for Home School

Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Harrisburg Parks and Recreation PO Box 100 HarrisburgNC  28075
Monday, October 17, 2016 @ 9:00 AM (EDT)
Harrisburg Parks and Recreation PO Box 100 HarrisburgNC  28075

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We're sorry, but this activity is over. The last meeting was Monday, October 17, 2016.


The Harrisburg Fire Department is charged with the task of educating the public in fire safety and life safety. One of the primary and most beneficial ways this is accomplished is through childhood education. Each year, during the month of October, Harrisburg Fire Department visits each educational facility in the district to teach the essential fire and life safety lessons we all know and remember from childhood. Such lessons as: Stop, Drop, & Roll; Call 9-1-1 in an emergency, smoke alarms mean get out and stay out, and feel the door for heat with the back of your hand. These messages were ingrained in our brains at such a young age that we don?t even ponder the idea of not knowing them. So, can you remember when and where you learned these vital life safety tips? The majority of us will answer, ?At school, in the 1st Grade.? That is where most of us learn them. What about the children that do not attend the traditional public school? That is a question that has the Public Education division at Harrisburg Fire Department concerned. That is why this October 17th, the fire department will host the 3rd ?Fire Education for Non-Public School Students.? Our hope is to have every student or child who is not receiving this education through public school, participate in this fun educational opportunity.
The firefighters themselves will be demonstrating the fire truck, equipment, and gear they use every day to protect the Harrisburg community. In addition, there will be a smoke simulation trailer on-scene where the students will learn to recognize the sound of a smoke detector and learn to react appropriately in order to exit a smoky structure quickly and safely. Don?t let your child miss out on the exciting, fun, learning experience that will serve as a foundation for life-long fire safety practices. This special program is hosted by the Harrisburg Fire Department at absolutely no cost to you.
Please sign up today. If you have any questions, please email: jgonzalez@hfdnc.org

Note* The children will be divided into groups by age. The material is gear for children ages 5-13. However, if you have children older or younger that would like to participate, please bring them. We only ask that children under 5 accompanied by a responsible party.
Please register each of your children.



Location

Providence Baptist Church 5315 Hwy 49 S. in Harrisburg

Organizer Info

  • Town of Harrisburg

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