Health & Safety

October 4, 2013

Prevent kitchen fires

RON MARTIN
56th Civil Engineer Squadron

Luke Fire Emergency Services is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association and United States Fire Administration to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme, “Prevent Kitchen Fires,” focuses on the importance of awareness, good working appliances and safe cooking practices.

Along with learning fire safety, family members need to know and practice the home fire escape plan at least twice a year and need to ensure smoke detectors are in proper working condition, tested monthly and replace the batteries every year.

To learn more about fire safety around the home, contact the Luke Fire Emergency Services, Fire Prevention Office at 623-856-7350.

Fire Prevention Week activities

Oct. 5
10 a.m.: Fire truck parade around Luke Air Force Base and base housing
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.: Open House at Fire Station No. 1

See Bubba, Buddy and Sparky the Fire Dog, visit with firemen, see fire trucks, play games, eat food and more

Oct. 7 through 11
9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Commissary and Exchange
Participate in a lifelike fire scenario and learn about fire extinguishers; visit information booths and with firefighters; see videos and a fire engine, don firefighter gear; Sparky the Fire Dog, Bubba and Buddy will be on hand as well as firefighters handing out fire prevention materials

Oct. 9
9 a.m.: Sparky the Fire Dog and firefighters visit the Luke Child Development Center




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