Fire Prevention Week is October 8-14, 2017

Every Second Counts - Plan 2 Ways Out!

In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. 

Sparky the Fire Dog Video

Learn more about preparing your home fire escape plan.

Fire Prevention Week Activities

Join us at Home Depot Days

  • Saanich fire fighters will be at the Saanich Home Depot on October 14 from noon to 2 p.m. with tips on smoke alarms and fire prevention.
  • Kids can build and paint a fire truck to take home!

Visit our Fire Prevention Information Booth at Tillicum Mall

  • Fire Prevention members will be at Tillicum Mall on October 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. with fire safety information, kid's colouring packages and giveaways.
  • Enter to win a fire safety package including two smoke alarms and a fire extinguisher!

School Fire Drills at Saanich Schools

  • 40+ Saanich schools will hold fire drills to teach students how to safely respond to a fire threat.
  • Students will learn what to do in a fire, how to respond to the sound of a fire alarm and where to meet up after an evacuation.

Saanich Students – Win an Ipad!

  • During Fire Prevention Week, fire fighters will deliver activity booklets to all Saanich kindergarten through Grade 3 students to learn about preventing home fires and escape planning with their family.
  • After students complete the fire safety activities, they will be given an entry form for their parent to sign and enter them to win Ipad.

Recycle Your Smoke Alarms & Carbon Monoxide Alarms

  • Drop these off at any London Drugs location or at AlarmRecycle’s location at the Hartland Landfill.


Learn more about preparing your home fire escape plan.

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