by Kelley Jilek
Fire Prevention Week takes place in October every year. Fire Prevention Week has been observed since 1922. It is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association and its purpose is to educate the public about the importance of fire prevention. This is a perfect time for families to discuss fire safety issues and to prepare for fire emergencies. Discuss the following talking points with your family to reduce the risk of injury to all of you in the event of a fire.