The September DFS Briefs contains information on Corn Mazes, Special Amusement Buildings for Halloween and Other Special Events, Awareness of Porch Hazards and Code Compliance & Enforcement Unit Notification.
Upcoming trainings include Senior Fire Officer Forums, Fire Prevention Officer – Level I Program, Quarterly Fire Prevention Training and Individual Crisis Intervention and Peer Support & Group Crisis Intervention (GRIN).
Also included in this month’s Briefs is an informational brochure with Halloween Safety Tips.
Please remember that our school-based S.A.F.E. Program and new Senior SAFE Program applications can be found online at www.mass.gov/dfs along with a listing of eligible amounts by fire department/fire district. The applications are due back at the Department of Fire Services by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, October 4, 2013.
Remember that October 6 – 12, 2013 is Fire Prevention Week. This year’s theme is “Prevent Kitchen Fires” and we will be spreading the word that more fires start in the kitchen than in any other part of the home and providing tips on how to keep cooking fires from starting in the first place.
Please be sure to avail yourself to all of the important information contained in the September DFS Briefs.
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