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2012 Media Releases

October 8, 2012
For More Information Contact:
Fire Chief John Huff, Lincoln Fire and Rescue, 402-441-8350

Fire Prevention Week is October 7 Through 13

Lincoln Fire and Rescue (LFR) invites the public to participate in activities planned in conjunction with "Fire Prevention Week" October 7 through 13.

Two events are planned for Wednesday, October 10:

Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire in 1871 that killed more than 250 people, left 100,000 homeless, destroyed more than 17,400 structures and burned more than 2,000 acres.

In addition to the City website, more information on Fire Prevention Week can be found by visiting the NFPA website at

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