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Community Education and Prevention

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This year's theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Serve Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen"! 

Sunday, October 4 to Saturday, October 10. 

 To celebrate, the Town will be sharing daily kitchen safety tips on Facebooklinks to external site and Twitterlinks to external site

For more information on how you and your family can stay safe in the kitchen, visit the Fire Prevention Week websitelinks to external site 

The Community Education and Prevention Branch provides fire and life safety education programs to schools, residents and the community at large.  Personnel inspect and test fire protection systems, review and assist with development of fire safety plans, conduct fire investigations and develop public education programs.  Fire Prevention reviews all plans for proposed construction sites and structures (non residential), and also inspects existing buildings to ensure compliance to the Ontario Fire Code and the fire Safety requirements of the Ontario Building Code. 

Learn about the different ways the Town is helping to prepare and educate residents on the importance of public safety in our community. Protecting the health, safety, welfare and economic health of residents, businesses and visitors of the East Gwillimbury remains one of the Town’s top priorities. To learn more take a look at the Town of East Gwillimbury Emergency Plan.  There are also many programs and partnerships that the Town engages in to help protect and ensure public safety throughout our community.

As part of the Town's commitment to community safety Emergency Services has a full-time Fire Inspector and Public Educator.