National Fire Prevention Week

Fire Prevention Week marks the anniversary of the Great Chicago Fire of October 8-9, 1871. This historic blaze raged for several days and killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, and destroyed more than 17,000 buildings.

Fire Prevention Campaign


Each October, the National Fire Protection Association sponsors a Fire Prevention Campaign. For more information on this year's Fire Prevention Week please visit the National Fire Protection Association page.