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Pine Bluffs Elementary students learn about fire prevention


October 10, 2019

Victoria Smithey/Pine Bluffs Post

Above: Mrs. Rhonda Purdy's second grade class checks out the fire truck from Laramie County Fire District #5, Pine Bluffs. Below: Second graders climb aboard engine no. 2.

A Presidential proclamation in 1922 started the annual Fire Prevention Week. Along with the month of October being recognized as Fire Prevention Month, Fire Prevention Week has been used to promote fire safety at home, at work, and in our communities. The week is also a time to reflect on those firefighters and first responders that gave their lives in the selfless act of helping others. In Pine Bluffs these men and women work on a volunteer basis, giving up their personal time to come to the aide of others when needed.

According to in 2017 more than 1.3 million fires had ta...

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