BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - Free smoke detectors and batteries will be distributed around Buffalo during October for National Fire Prevention Month. The city is hosting open houses at fire houses around Buffalo, designed to educate children and families about fire safety.
Residents will meet fire officials, learn about the firehouses and learn fire safety and prevention tips.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown said, "This month, I encourage residents to visit an open house where they will receive important information on preventing home fires as well as receive free smoke detectors and batteries. We all know that the best way to prevent injury and property loss due to a fire is to be prepared."
Residents are invited to attend the following Fire Prevention and Safety Open Houses in Buffalo:
Monday, October 15, 2012, 5- 6:30 PM – ENGINE 34 – 2837 MAIN @ MERCER
Monday, October 22, 2012, 5- 6:30 PM – ENGINE 3 – 601 BROADWAY @ MONROE
Monday, October 22, 2012, 6- 7:30 PM – ENGINE 4 – 939 ABBOTT @ HOLLYWOOD
Saturday, October 27, 2012, 9- 10:30 AM – ENGINE 37 – 500 RHODE ISLAND @ CHENANGO
Saturday, October 27, 2012, 10- 11:30 AM – ENGINE 31 – 2044 BAILEY @ DOAT
Saturday, October 27, 2012, 11 AM- 12:30 PM – ENGINE 23 – 3226 BAILEY @ HEWITT
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