OCTOBER 

October 8-14, 2017 – Fire Prevention Week
National Fire Prevention Week will be celebrated during the week of October 8-14 in 2017. This year’s theme is Every Second Counts: Plan 2 Ways Out. For more information on local events, visit the DFS Fire Prevention Week webpage.

October 30, 2017 – Call/Volunteer Recruit Class #66 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for the Call/Volunteer Firefighter class #66 will take place in the evening on October 30, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, Springfield Campus.

October 31, 2017 – Halloween Fire Safety
State Fire Marshal Ostroskey urges everyone to practice fire safety around Halloween, a holiday that traditionally involves using candles, and offers safety tips.

NOVEMBER

November 1, 2017 - Call/Volunteer Recruit Class #67 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for the Call/Volunteer Firefighter class #67 will take place in the evening on November 1, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, Stow Campus.

November 3, 2017 – Recruit Class #258 Graduation
The graduation ceremony for Recruit Class #258 will take place on November 13, 2017, at 1 p.m. at the Department of Fire Services, 1 State Road, Stow, MA.

November 5, 2017 – Change Your Clock, Check Your Alarms
On November 5, 2017, remember when you change your clock to check your smoke and carbon monoxide alarms.

November 8 – 9, 2017 – NoFires Conference: Investigating Fatal Fires
The NW District Attorney, NoFIRES, and the State Fire Marshal will present a two-day conference on youth firesetting November 8 - 9, 2017 at Hadley Farms Meeting House in Hadley, MA. The theme this year is Investigating Fatal Fires. For information or to register go to: www.NoFIRESjfis.com .

November 21, 2017 – 28th annual Firefighter of the Year Heroic Awards
Governor Charles Baker will present the 28th annual Firefighter of the Year Heroic Awards on November 21, 2017, 10 a.m. Mechanics Hall, Worcester.