As Fire Prevention Week™ approaches, the Milton Fire & Rescue reminds residents to
“Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety™”
October 1st 2021 – Milton Fire & Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association® (NFPA®)—the official sponsor of Fire Prevention Week for more than 90 years—to promote this year’s Fire Prevention WeekTM campaign, “Learn the Sounds of Fire SafetyTM.” This year’s campaign, October 3-9th, works to educate everyone about simple but important actions they can take to keep themselves and those around them safe.
“What do the sounds mean? Is there a beep or a chirp coming out of your smoke or carbon monoxide
alarm? Knowing the difference can save you, your home, and your family,” said Lorraine Carli, vice-president of outreach and advocacy at NFPA.
Milton Fire & Rescue encourages all residents to embrace the 2021 Fire Prevention Week theme.
“It’s important to learn the different sounds of smoke and carbon monoxide alarms. When an alarm makes noise—a beeping sound or a chirping sound—you must take action!” said Jason Long, Chief. “Make sure everyone in the home understands the sounds of the alarms and knows how to respond. To learn the sounds of your specific smoke and carbon monoxide alarms, check the manufacturer’s instructions that came in the box, or search the brand and model online.”
Milton Fire & Rescue wants to share safety tips to help you “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety”
the unit must be replaced.
To find out more about Fire Prevention Week programs and activities in Milton, please check our website at www.miltonfireandrescue.org. For more general information about Fire Prevention Week and fire prevention in general, visit www.fpw.org.