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Breakfast with the Sparks Fire Department
by Tribune Staff
Sep 01, 2010 | 1429 views | 0 0 comments | 4 4 recommendations | email to a friend | print
SPARKS — Join Sparks Fire Department for a great pancake breakfast and open house on Sept. 25 to kick off National Fire Prevention Week.  Drop by the main fire station at 1605 Victorian Ave. between 8 a.m. and noon for pancakes, ham, eggs and more served by our own city leaders and firefighters.  Have fun, enjoy a great breakfast and learn about the many ways Sparks Fire Department helps keep us all safe.

This year’s theme, “Smoke Alarms: A sound you can live with!” really hits home. Learn why smoke alarms cut the risk of dying in a fire in half, why a smoke detector should be replaced every 10 years and about the community fire prevention Program called Project SAFE — Survive a Fire Emergency.

Discover the many services firefighters perform for our community and tour the fire station.  Proceeds generated support local fire prevention activities and victims of fire.

Prices haven’t changed over time: Adults are $4 with a can of food for the Food Bank of Northern Nevada; children and seniors are $2.  Free parking and shuttle service are provided; park west of the theater on C Street at Victorian Plaza and look for the Boys & Girls Club shuttle.

Kick off Fire Prevention Week with the SPD on Sept. 25 and learn simple steps to protect yourself and your home.  One home fire starts in the U.S. every 80 seconds, with eight out of every 10 fire deaths happening at home.

For more information from the Sparks Fire Department Prevention Bureau, visit www.sparksfire.com (just click on “Prevention”) or call 353-2266.

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