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Oct. 17, 2018

Fire Prevention Week: Look. Listen. Learn. Be Aware. Fire can happen anywhere.

Fire Prevention Week was Oct. 7 - 13. It was first established in 1922. In 1925, President Calvin Coolidge issued the first proclamation for fire prevention week, making it a national observance. DLA Columbus Fire and Emergency Services recognizes the importance of fire prevention and fire safety education. FES holds several specialized events each year during fire prevention week.

Oct. 16, 2018

DSCR recognizes annual Fire Prevention Week

Defense Supply Center, Richmond, Virginia recognized National Fire Prevention Week with a huge kick-off in support of this year’s theme “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware Fire can happen anywhere,” on Oct. 9.

Oct. 8, 2018

DSCC associate saves life on commute home

We’ve all heard the saying, “It’s all about being in the right place at the right time,” but these words couldn’t be truer for Daniel McCombs. It was dark outside and he was focused on ensuring the safety of the witnesses. This is when he noticed the car on flames and heard someone was still inside, he immediately went into response mode – trying to figure out how to save the driver.

Oct. 5, 2018

Prevent fire at home with three steps: look, listen, learn

The week of Oct. 7 is Fire Prevention Week, which aims to educate people on three basic but essential steps to reduce the likelihood of fire –– and how to escape safely in the event of one.

Oct. 23, 2017

Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna celebrates Fire Prevention Week

Recognizing the Fire Prevention Week Theme “Every Second Counts, Plan 2 Ways Out!” Defense Distribution Center, Susquehanna in New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, planned a week of fun to teach employees and children critical fire prevention methods.

Oct. 11, 2016

Don’t wait, check smoke alarm date

Did you know that most home fire deaths happen when people are asleep between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m.? During Fire Prevention Week, DLA Installation Support at Richmond Fire and Emergency Services personnel remind employees to replace smoke alarms every 10 years.