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Fire Safety Week

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

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Officer Barry McDowell, a firefighter with the Sikeston Department of Public Safety, speaks to children at The Christian Academy on Monday. This week marks National Fire Prevention Week, and firefighters are visiting preschool through fourth grades in Sikeston to preach the message -- and hope children also remind their parents of prevention and safety techniques.
(Photo by Michelle Felter, Staff)
Firefighters preaching safety message

michellef@standard-democrat.com

SIKESTON -- When it comes to fire safety, firefighters agree that if the message they preach saves just one life, it's well worth it.

And this week, awareness is on the forefront, during National Fire Prevention Week, a national operation that reminds the community about prevention and safety techniques.

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