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The San Marcos Fire Department is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) to promote this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign, “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere,” to educate the public about basic but essential ways to quickly and safely escape a home fire.
The SMFD is hosting a series of events in support of this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign:
This year’s “Look. Listen. Learn.” campaign highlights three steps people can take to help quickly and safely escape a fire:
While NFPA and the San Marcos Fire Department are focusing on home fires, these fire safety messages apply virtually anywhere.
“Situational awareness is a skill people need to use wherever they go,” said Fire Chief Les Stephens. “No matter where you are, look for available exits. If the alarm system sounds, take it seriously and exit the building immediately.”
NFPA has been the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week since 1922.
For more information about Fire Prevention Week and home escape planning, visit www.firepreventionweek.org. If you would like the San Marcos Fire Department to