The history of Fire Prevention Week


As Fire Prevention Week fast approaches, it's nice to take a moment to reflect on how this commemoration came to be the longest running health and safety observance on record, and a conversation had on-air with a Northern Michigan radio host recently provided the perfect opportunity to take a look at the event that kicked (no, not literally) things off in 1871. 


Learn more about the conflagration that set Fire Prevention Week into motion through the Lessons From History video - The Great Chicago Fire, and then find out how this famous conflagration has led us right up to our modern day theme by tuning in to the September Christal Frost radio show.

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Meredith Hawes
Regional Director, North Central Region

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