LOUISA FIRE DEPARTMENT FIRE PREVENTION WEEK 2023
LOUISA, KY – Louisa Mayor Harold Slone proclaims October 8 -14, 2023 as National Fire Prevention Week in the City of Louisa. “According to NFPA Year after year, cooking remains the leading cause of home fires by far, accounting for half of all U.S. home fires,” said Mayor Slone. “These numbers tell us that there is still much work to do when it comes to better educating the public about ways to stay safe when cooking so this week the Louisa Fire Department will be out in the community teaching fire safety.
Each day this week, Louisa Fire Department personnel will be visiting the schools teaching fire safety. You can also go to the following link www.fpw.org to download free information and tips on how to keep your family safe. On this site, you will find activities such as coloring pages, quizzes, fire escape plans and e-books all free to help in teaching kids to be fire safe.
If you live in or around Louisa, the following activities will be going on:
Tuesday night – 10/10/2023 – Starting at 6:00 p.m. fire engine rides will take place at Station 1 (downtown station). The rides will be from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and Sparky will be on hand to give out balloons and fire hats to everyone who attends.
Saturday – 10/14/2023 – Open house will be at the Louisa Community Center, located on Pike Street from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Events for the day will included the following:
Live fire safety demonstrations.
Fire engine rides.
Sparky will be on hand to greet the kids with fire hats and balloons.
At the end of the day, there will be a drawing for door prizes such as smoke alarms, fire extinguishers and a bicycle for a boy and a girl.