Smokey Bear to Spread Fire Prevention at Chipley Fire Dept. Education Day

Published: Monday, October 1, 2012 at 11:28 AM.




Smokey Bear and Florida Forest Service wild land firefighters will be spreading the fire prevention message at the Chipley Fire Department’s 2nd Annual ‘Fire Prevention Education Day’.

This year’s Chipley Fire Department Fire Prevention Education Day is going to be Saturday, October 13th from 10 a.m. until 2p.m. at the Chipley Fire Station located at 1430 Jackson Avenue (Highway 90) in Chipley right behind city hall.

Besides Smokey and the Florida Forest Service wild land firefighters and Chipley firefighters, the Chipley Police Department, Washington County Sheriff’s Department, Washington County Health Department, Washington County S.W.A.T. (Students Working Against Tobacco), and the State Fire Marshall’s Office will also be present putting on demonstrations, handing out educational materials and goodies, and adding to this family-friendly community event with other fun activities.

Some of the highlights of the day will include: Chipley Fire Station tours, automobile extrication demonstration(s), free fingerprinting for the kids, free blood pressure checks, child safety seats and bicycle helmets demonstrations, FREE REFRESHMENTS, and of course, Smokey Bear reminding everyone that “Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires!”

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