MOUNT PLEASANT, SC (WCBD) – Last week, fire departments held fire safety events across the country for Fire Prevention Week.
Fire Prevention Week is a nationwide campaign hosted by National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) from October 9 to 15.
2022 marks the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week. According to the NFPA, it is the nation’s longest-running public health observation.
During the week, firefighters held public education classes in an effort to reduce casualties caused by the fires.
Click through the gallery below to see how local fire departments celebrated National Fire Safety Week.