Fire Prevention Education
.The Nashville Fire Department is an organization that is dedicated to community risk reduction. This is reinforced in our Mission Statement which focuses on fire and life safety services to our customers
Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls.
What started Fire Prevention Week??
President Calvin Coolidge proclaimed the first National Fire Prevention Week on October 4-10, 1925, beginning a tradition of the President of the United States signing a proclamation recognizing the occasion. It is observed on the Sunday through Saturday period in which October 9 falls, in commemoration of the Great Chicago Fire, which began October 8, 1871, and did most of its damage October 9.
The Nashville Fire Department takes part in visiting Educational facilities including but not limited to Elementary Schools and Daycare's. If you are interested in us coming to you please contact us.