Pasadena Fire Dept. Kicks-off Fire Prevention Week at Rose Bowl

Fire Chief Calvin Wells with two excite brothers: Scholar and Jahatus Maat-HotepFour-year olds Mark Cana and Matheo GodinoOfficer Moreno, Fire Chief Captain Wells and Firefighter Taylor

From STAFF REPORTS

1:14 am | October 6, 2013


The Pasadena Fire Department hosted a Fire Prevention Week kick-off event at the Rose Bowl Stadium on Saturday, Oct. 5 with fee hot dogs and drinks will be free to the first 250 attendees and demonstrations focused on fire safety.

Fire personnel will met the public and educated the community about fire safety.  Other highlights included the Fire Department Kids Safety Trailer (simulates a kitchen to teach cooking safety), a ladder truck, fire engines, rescue ambulances and fire extinguisher demonstrations and the Urban Search And Rescue vehicle.  There were educational giveaways free to the children.

Fire Prevention Week is October 6-12.  This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires” to spread the word that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home.  Every year since 1925, the President of the United States has signed a Proclamation to observe Fire Prevention Week with varying themes.

For further information please contact Lisa Derderian at (626) 744-7276 or (626) 945-5169