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Public Safety News
City of Galveston
News Release
Tuesday, November 08, 2011

Attend Galveston’s Fire Prevention Open House this Saturday
Fire Prevention Poster Contest Student Winners Showcased 

Galveston, Texas – The community is invited to attend this Saturday’s fire prevention open house.  Hosted by the Galveston Fire Department, the open house will take place 10AM-12PM on Saturday, November 12, at Fire Station #5, located at 5728 Ball Street (Galveston County Criminal Justice Complex).  Galveston firefighters will be on hand to lead tours of the station, let kids explore fire trucks and equipment, and teach families about fire prevention and safety. 

Guest speaker Patrick Graham, President and Publisher of The Galveston County Daily News will make a presentation and assist with recognizing the winners of the annual fire prevention poster contest.  Fire Pup will also make a special guest appearance!  Attendees will enjoy light refreshments and free fire safety materials. 

Although October is recognized nationally as Fire Prevention Month the Galveston Fire Department is committed to year-round community education through outreach programs, activities, and events.

The Galveston Fire Department would like to thank the following community partners for their support of this event:  Binswanger Glass; Barbara Burns; Henry Freudenberg Insurance Agency, Inc.; Galveston Gulf Coast Insurance Board; Galveston Insurance Associates; Grace White Insurance; Heffernan Insurance Agency, Inc.; Insurance Professionals of Galveston County; Myron Steve & Co.; Nathan Insurance Agency; Premium Financing Specialists; Specialty Insurance Managers, Inc.; Town and County Insurance Agency, Inc.; and United Fire Group.



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