Fires start in seconds, spread in minutes, only giving residents on average three to five minutes to safely
escape. Educating young children on fire and fire related hazards is a vital part of any successful fire
In an effort to ensure that students and staff remain safe during the pandemic, schools have taken many
safety measures and made several adjustments. Although these actions have slowed the spread of
COVID-19, it has posed a huge challenge to fire departments when it comes to educating children on
As a result of cooking being the leading cause of home fires and home fire injuries, the theme of this
year’s Fire Prevention Week (October 4-10) is “Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.”
In an effort to eliminate contact with children and staff, Scott Fire Department created the following fire
prevention program for 2020:
grade (K-3) participating in the color contest.
Fire doesn't take time-off, even during a national pandemic; therefore, we are extremely grateful to Mr.
Schlesinger for the partnership, teachers for their assistance and the students for participating.
Please feel free to contact me if I can assist with this or any other matter.
Chief Chad P. Sonnier