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Posted on: September 29, 2021

October Fire Prevention Month Events

October 2021 Fire Prevention Month Events

The Loudoun County Combined Fire and Rescue System (LC-CFRS) strives to provide effective, consistent, and readily accessible fire and life safety education for our residents year-round. Annually we designate October as Fire Prevention Month, and LC-CFRS first responders and community outreach specialists dedicate additional time and resources to increase community awareness about preventing home fires. As we kick off Fire Prevention Month this year, several volunteer fire and rescue companies across the county will host in-person open house and community outreach events as listed below.

In addition to these events, LC-CFRS will be sharing virtual outreach measures to include fun and innovative activities that focus on critical fire prevention measures for children, adults, and special populations. To access the Fire Prevention Month materials, you can follow us on LC-CFRS official social media platforms Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram and NextDoor or visit the following webpage to select from various activities.   

 Open House: Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 – 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company – 61 Plaza Street, NE, Leesburg

Join the first responders from Leesburg Volunteer Fire Company at their Open House event as they welcome the public to the newly renovated station and kick off fire prevention month. On-site activities will include Touch-a-truck apparatus tours, station tours, ladder truck rides, vehicle extrication demonstration with a visit from the AirCare Medivac helicopter, safety demonstrations, games, volunteer information and more. Event information: 

 Open House: Sunday, October 3rd, 2021 - 11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company and Purcellville Volunteer Rescue Squad - 500 N. Maple Avenue, Purcellville

Visit with Sparky the Firedog and local first responders as you check out the station and emergency apparatus. Children’s activities include a Stop, Drop, Cover, and Roll station, a Put Out the Fire station, Fire Truck Rides, an Escape Route Obstacle Course, and 911 simulations. Learn how to use a fire extinguisher, proper care and maintenance of smoke alarms, and live-action demonstrations. Event information: 

 Fire Prevention at Sterlingfest: Saturday, October 9th, 2021 – 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  - 150 Enterprise Street, Sterling
Join Sterling Volunteer Fire Company and Sterling Volunteer Rescue Squad at their fire and life safety station at the 2021 Sterlingfest. Learn about fire safety with activities and demonstrations, check out fire and rescue apparatus, meet sparky the fire dog, learn about first responder volunteer opportunities and more!  

 Open House: Sunday, October 10th, 2021 – 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Lovettsville Volunteer Fire & Rescue - 12837 Berlin Turnpike, Lovettsville

All are welcome to come join Lovettsville Volunteer Fire & Rescue at our annual Open House event! Enjoy station tours, safety demonstrations, and a junior firefighter combat challenge course. Additional participants include the Loudoun Sheriff’s Office, the Lovettsville library, Lovettsville Town Government, Lions Club and others. 


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