Join Barrie Fire and Emergency Service (BFES) at the 2016 Fire Prevention Week events to help raise awareness about the importance of fire safety.
|Oct 10–23||TVO Kids Push 2 Buttons Campaign!
BFES, the Office of the Fire Marshal and TVOKids are teaming up to encourage everyone to test their smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. Kids can visit www.tvokids.com to enter the number of alarms they’ve tested and print a special certificate.
|Oct 11||FPW Official Kick-off
Fire Station #1, 155 Dunlop St. West
Join the Mayor, the Ontario Fire Marshal, Barrie Fire Chief and Firefighters as they kick-off Fire Prevention Week with the premier of Barrie Fire’s latest fire safety music video. Willie Nelson fans won’t want to miss this.
|Oct 11||Domino’s Pizza Partnership
Dinner is on us – if your alarms are working! BFES has partnered with Domino’s Pizza to deliver pizza and make sure residents have functioning smoke and CO alarms. If the alarms are present and working, the pizza is FREE!
|Oct 9-16||Help Fill the Sparky Van with Outdated Alarms & You Could WIN!
Sparky’s on a mission to make sure every home in Barrie has working smoke and CO) alarms. Here’s how you can help:
|Oct 15||Home Depot Fire Safety Day
10 Barrie View Drive
Watch how quickly fire spreads with a live side-by-side burn demo. A fire truck will be on display outside and Firefighters and Georgian College students will work with kids on a fire safety craft inside the store. Participants must register on-site, as space is limited. The event is in partnership with the Fire Marshal’s Public Safety Council.
|Oct 15||DIY for Homeowners
1:30–2pm Registration; 2–4pm Event
Fire Station 1, 155 Dunlop Street West
Spend an afternoon with Barrie Firefighters to learn fire safety essentials such as alarm placement and installation, turning off gas, hydro and water, home escape planning, building an emergency kit and more. Space is limited. RSVP by Tuesday, October 11th to Jackie.Williams@barrie.ca or 705-728-3199.
|Oct 16||Fire Station Open Houses
Fire Station 1, 155 Dunlop St W
Fire Station 2, 15 Bell Farm Rd
Fire Station 3, 350 Big Bay Point Rd
Fire Station 4, 250 Ardagh Rd
Fire Station 5, 371 King St
New this year, BFES will host open houses at all five fire stations. Tour the stations, check out the fire trucks, meet firefighters and enjoy light refreshments. Sparky will visit each location on a special antique fire truck and hand out treats! Follow his ride-along live with @Barrie_Fire