Fire Prevention Week

Graphic for Fire Prevention Week with Sparky the dog and text "Fire won't wait. Plan your esca

Each year, North Metro Fire Rescue District kicks off the month of October with special events centered around Fire Prevention Week in coordination with the National Fire Protection Association. 

The 2022 Fire Prevention Week theme is “Fire won't wait. Plan your escape.™”

Schedule of Events

October 8 - Fire Safety Open House in Northglenn

  • Station 62, 10550 Huron St., Northglenn
  • 12 - 2 p.m. 
  • Inflatable safety house, fire engine and ambulance tours, CPR education, kitchen safety demo, and additional safety activities for the entire family

October 11 - Story Time with the Broomfield Library 

  • More details to come

October 15 - Fire Safety Open House in Broomfield

  • Station 66, 1750 W. 160th Ave., Broomfield
  • 12 - 2 p.m. 
  • Inflatable safety house, fire engine and ambulance tours, CPR education, kitchen safety demo, and additional safety activities for the entire family

Steps to Making Your Home Escape Plan (NFPA)Exit Plan Drawing

  • Draw a map of your home. 
  • Show all doors and windows. 
  • Visit each room. Find two ways out. 
  • All windows and doors should open easily. You should be able to use them to get outside. 
  • Make sure your home has smoke alarms. Push the test button to make sure each alarm is working. 
  • Pick a meeting place outside. It should be in front of your home. Everyone will meet at the meeting place. 
  • Make sure your house or building number can be seen from the street. 
  • Talk about your plan with everyone in your home. 
  • Make sure everyone in your home knows how to dial 911 or your local emergency number. 
  • Practice your home fire drill!