Fire Prevention Week
October 4-10, 2020

Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen!™

Cooking is one of the leading causes of home fires and home fire injuries in British Columbia. This year, Fire Prevention Week™ (October 4 to 10, 2020) aims to educate people about the simple but important things they can do to keep themselves and those around them safe from fire in their kitchens and homes.

Fire Prevention Week Contests

Fire Prevention Week is a great time to discuss fire and burn prevention with your friends and family, and is an opportunity for students to win some fantastic prizes!

New Westminster Fire & Rescue Service Colouring Contest

Kids 11 years and under - Download colouring sheet

Kids 12 years and older - Download colouring sheet

Include your name, phone number, email address, and age. Colour and decorate any way you like! 

Drop-off completed colouring sheets at the Glenbrook Fire Hall for a chance to win a prize. Deadline for submissions is October 23, 2020. 

Province of British Columbia Poster & Video Contest

Help share the important message of fire and burn prevention by making a poster or a video. This year, the contest is open to all grades. Download the Fire Prevention Week information sheet (PDF) and share with the people in your community. 

Pop-Up Fire Safety Events

Stop by our fire prevention tent and learn more about fire safety. There will be activities and giveaways!

October 7 - 9, 2020
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

October 7 - Westminster Centre
October 8 - Hyack Square
October 9 - McBride Safeway

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        8:30 am - 4:30 pm
        Monday - Friday (excluding statutory holidays)
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      • Public Safety and Prevention
        (inspections, oil tank inquiries, fire safety issues, public education)
        T: 604-519-1004