2018 Fire Prevention Week Activities this Weekend

The Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Fire Department invites you to the 2018 Fire Prevention Week activities!

On Saturday, October 13th, join in on the following events:

What: Emergency Responder Parade
When: 1:00 – 2:00pm
Where: Starting at Voisey’s Brook Park and ending at Rainbow Gully Park

What: Open House & Reception
When: 2:00 – 4:00pm
Where: Fire Station, 1119 Thorburn Road

Numerous booths will be present to demonstrate how fire equipment is used to keep our community safe. Learn how to use our remote control engine monitor and other equipment we use during our response to emergencies. There will be a demonstration of how our extrication tools work to safely remove passengers from a vehicle. Children will also be able to complete the Fire Fit Challenge.

What: Fire Extinguisher Demonstration
When: 2:00-4:00
Where: Fire Station, 1119 Thorburn Road

Participants can learn how to effectively extinguish a fire using a home fire extinguisher with the use of a Propane Fire Simulator (compliments of NL Hydro, Holyrood)

For further information on the Portugal Cove-St. Philip’s Volunteer Fire Department, click here.