Thomasville Fire Department finds creative ways to present Fire Prevention Week materials

Blog Post created by lisabraxton Employee on Sep 13, 2016


Many of us have fond memories of going to camp when we were kids: swimming, making

crafts, performing skits, sitting around the campfire. Tie dyeing T-shirts was one of my favorite

activities. In Thomasville, North Carolina, it is the adults who will be attending camp and their

activities will have a fire safety theme. They’ll be attending Senior Adult Fire Safety Camp.


The Thomasville Fire Department is conducting the camp in partnership with the Piedmont
Crossing Retirement Community. The older adults are being dubbed, “Sparky’s® All Stars.”


From October 5-24 the All Stars will meet once a week. They will attend presentations that
will include the Remembering When™ fire and fall safety program for older adults, safety tip sheets,

the Prevent Fire in Your Home booklet,  the Fire Prevention Week Adult Brochure, Fire Prevention

Week magnets, and Fire Prevention Week News.


Take-home items will be placed in Sparky’s Team Up for Fire Safety Drawstring Sports Bag. The camp will conclude with a graduation ceremony featuring a Sparky’s 65th birthday themed  cake and ice cream.


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