One department’s Fire Prevention Week activities wouldn’t be complete without three essentials

Blog Post created by lisabraxton Employee on Sep 22, 2016

The Angleton Volunteer Fire Department, of Angleton, Texas, orders Fire Prevention Week  in a Box because it provides an efficient way to get the bulk of supplies needed while leaving  ample time for planning Fire Prevention Week (FPW) events.


“We will break down all of the materials to ensure that each child has fun activities to take home Coloring Book Set.png

and share with the family,” said Captain Karl Gingrich. “The remaining items will be kept in our fire trucks to pass out at other events, such as Texas Night Out, Christmas on the Square, spring  events. For us, FPW doesn’t end in October.”


This is the third year that the department has used FPW products. “The material is consistent,” he said.  “What we use from NFPA is on the same line of what the kids already see and learn in school. Kids are able to relate to the materials.”


Captain Gingrich said that in addition to FPW in a Box, the department orders 800 Sparky® Fire Hats

and Sparky Crayons and coloring books to round out what’s needed for a successful campaign.


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