As with previous years, the Westmeath Fire and Rescue Service will be trying to target as broad a spectrum of the population as possible with the target group of the elderly and most vulnerable at the center.
Here are some ways you can stop the fire before it starts: -
To play your part during National Fire Safety Week, please check out the website (www.firesafetyweek.ie) and find out how you can help to prevent and detect fires in your home. It could save your life one day! You can also follow Westmeath County Council's Facebook & Twitter for Fire prevention advice and enter our smoke alarm giveaway.
Primary School students across Westmeath are also invited to participtate in our 2017 Primary School National Fire Safety Week Art Competition.
The poster competition is open to students from 1st to 6th class in Westmeath Primary Schools. The aim of the competition is to increase fire safety awareness among young people with and overall prize a €50 voucher for the winning artist & a visit to the local fire station for their class.
Winning entries will be displayed on westmeathcoco.ie and on our Social Media platforms. The posters will also be displayed at a special exhibition in Áras an Chontae Mullingar in November 2017.
Final Things to note:
For further information on fire safety please contact our Mullingar Head-Quarters on 044-9332102 for advice and guidance.
For further information on our 2017 Primary School National Fire Safety Art Competition please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Content Last Updated/Reviewed: 29/09/2017