2017 Alabama Fire Summit Turns Attention to Fire Prevention

Blog Post created by kellyransdell Employee on Mar 16, 2017

Alabama Fire College hosts 2017 Fire Safety Summit


After a record year of 115 fire fatalities in 2016, educators and fire service members joined together in Tuscaloosa to "Turn their attention to Fire Prevention".  The Alabama Fire College hosted a second Fire Safety Summit to bring resources to fire departments across Alabama through a grant from State Farm Insurance. This two day event focused on tools and programs that can be implemented in fire departments to provide education from children all the way to senior adults.  Experts from the region exhibited as well as presented on topics ranging from fire sprinklers to smoke alarms while sharing best practices and how to get resources.  For information on Smoke Alarm, visit Smoke Alarm Central- your go to for smoke alarm information. Thanks to Alabama for making fire safety a priority.#statefarmcares