This week is Fire Prevention week, each year the Duluth Fire Department picks winners for their fire prevention contest, those winners will get a ride to school in a fire truck! What a great way to announce the fire prevention week and an original prize.

The first winner is a 4th grader from Raleigh Edison and will be dropped off at the school at 7:45 a.m.,  the second winner is a 3rd grader from Congdon and will be picked up at their residence at 8:10 a.m. and arrive at school at 8:30 a.m. October 9, 2013

The winners are 1st grade from Laura MacArther he will be picked up at his residence at 7:45 and brought to school at 8:00 a.m. the last winner is from Piedmont and is in Kindergarten he will be picked up at 7:45 and brought to Piedmont at 8:00 am

The theme for this year fire prevetion week is preventing cooking fire. On October 12, 2013 at # 7 fire station 1419 W Maple Grove Road from 11:00-2:00 there will be an open house. There will be free BBQ tours of the fire station, a chance for kids to spray fire hose and demonstrations with the new kitchen fire safety trailer!

According to the latest NFPA research, cooking is the leading cause of home fires. Two of every five home fires begin in the kitchen—more than any other place in the home. Cooking fires are also the leading cause of home fire-related injuries. Come join us at our open house on October 12th and learn how to prevent cooking fires.