A Los Angeles Fire Department official made a national TV appearance this week to talk about Fire Prevention Week messaging. Captain Branden Silverman was interviewed by hosts Mark Steines and Debbie Matenopoulos on the Home and Family show on the Hallmark Channel. He discussed the importance of having working smoke alarms and home escape planning and practice. The program aired October 12th and will air again October 13th. Home and Family is a two-hour daily Hallmark series that offers viewers advice in the areas of home improvement, parenting, health and fitness. The hosts participate in roundtable discussions with experts from various fields with celebrities occasionally participating.