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2019 Fire Prevention Week

Date: October 6th, 2019 to October 12th 2019

“Not Every Hero Wears a Cape.  Plan and Practice Your Escape.”

Fire Chief Dan Herback is urging families in the City of Pembroke to practice their home fire escape plan as part of Fire Prevention Week.

Fire Prevention Week runs from October 6 – 12, 2019.  This year’s theme is “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape.  Plan and Practice Your Escape!”.  When the smoke alarms sound, everyone must know where to go – that’s why it is so important for everyone to have working smoke alarms and to develop and practice a home fire escape plan.

“In a fire, you may have only seconds to safely escape from your home, “ said Chief Herback.  “Practice your home fire escape plan and make sure everyone can get out safely”.

Fire and smoke can spread quickly, so be prepared in advance with these simple steps for home fire escape planning:

  • Assess the needs of everyone in your home
  • Make sure that you have working smoke alarms on every storey of the home and outside all sleeping areas
  • Identify all possible exits and make sure they work
  • Everyone must know what to do when the smoke alarm sounds
  • Practice your home fire escape plan

The Pembroke Fire Department is hosting a series of events during Fire Prevention Week including a smoke alarm exchange program and an Open House at the fire station.  Bring the whole family and come out and meet your local fire department members and tour our new fire station on October 12th.  

Notices

Comprehensive Review of the Zoning By-lawCouncil Briefs Oct. 15, 2019Media Release - Temporary Traffic Disruption Notice - Mary Street (between Moffat Street and Mackay Street) Oct. 21 to Dec. 20, 2019Media Release - Temporary Traffic Disruption Notice - Mackay Street (between Esther Street and Metcalfe Street) Oct. 21 until Nov. 15, 2019Media Release - Temporary Traffic Disruption Notice - Fraser Street (between Wilbert Street and Pembroke Street East) Oct. 18 until Nov. 1, 2019Elevator Down Oct 17, 2018Town Hall MeetingProclamation - Child Care Worker & Early Childhood Educator Appreciation DayFall Leaf & Yard Waste Collection - Weeks of Oct. 26, Nov. 4, and Nov. 18 on your regular collection dayMedia Release - Temporary Road Closure - River Road (between Townline Road/ Bennett Street intersection and Laurier Avenue) Oct. 15 until Nov. 22, 2019Request for Proposal P-19-07 General Insurance and Risk Management ServicesCity of Pembroke Media Release - Traffic Disruption Notice_September 27 to October 28, 2019Council Briefs Oct. 1, 2019Request for Proposal P-19-08 Livestreaming Production & Service RequirementsMedia Release - Temporary Road Closure - Victoria Street Reconstruction - August 13, 2019 until further noticeNotice of Road Closing & Sale of LandMedia Release - Temporary Road Closure of Victoria Street (between Lake Street and Pembroke Street East) May 23 until further noticeMedia Release - Street Sweeping & Sidewalk Sweeping, Water Main Flushing & Sewer Main CleaningNotice of Planned Procurement - Supply and Delivery of Bulk Coarse Highway SaltThe Canadian Free Trade Agreement Notice of Participation
  
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