October is Fire Prevention Month, and as part of the 100th anniversary of Fire Safety Prevention Week, the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Department spent Wednesday afternoon at the Union City Public Library teaching children and their parents ways to remain safe in their home and what to do in the event of a fire.
They brought their mobile fire safety house to the library. They explained what stop, drop and roll means. The talked about the proper use of a microwave oven. They showed the kids the dangers associated with stoves and ovens.
They explained when to change the batteries in smoke detectors. And they talked about the importance of having evacuation plans in place.
NHRFR will be going to various schools and locations throughout North Hudson during the month of October educating children and families about being prepared and being knowledgable regarding fire prevention.