Alexandria Fire Department to Host Open House Celebration for National Fire Prevention Week

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Alexandria Fire Department to Host Open House Celebration for National Fire Prevention Week

For Immediate Release: October 6, 2017

On Saturday, October 14, in recognition of National Fire Prevention Week, all Alexandria Fire Stations will be open to the public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. During this free event, each station will open their doors to the community, providing family-friendly activities, station and fire apparatus tours, and fire prevention information and materials. Personnel at each station will be available to answer questions about their facility, equipment, and the Fire Department.

This year’s Fire Prevention Week theme is, “Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out!” Residents are urged to develop and practice home fire escape plans, and are reminded to replace old smoke alarms and change smoke detector batteries every six months.

For fire station locations, visit www.alexandriava.gov/Fire. For more information, contact Firefighter Rick Muse, Jr., Public Information Officer, at rick.musejr@alexandriava.gov or 703.746.5217.

The City of Alexandria is committed to compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, as amended. To request a reasonable accommodation, email rick.musejr@alexandriava.gov or call 703.746.5217.

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