Fire department looking for Junior Chief

News Oct 05, 2009 Ancaster News

Hamilton Fire Department is looking for entries for its Junior Fire Chief for a day contest.  As part of this year’s Fire Prevention Week activities, Hamilton school children between the ages of 7 to 12 are to conduct a fire safety inspection of their own home and then along with a parent, correct any hazards found. The inspection checklist the children use will then be submitted for entry in the Junior Fire Chief contest. Contest details and the inspection checklist have been distributed to all local schools through the public and separate school boards. The inspection checklist will also be made available to children at the Fire Prevention Week display at Lime Ridge Mall and can be downloaded from our web-site at www.hamilton.ca/fire. A winner will be chosen on Monday (Oct. 12) and the winner will receive prizes that include Junior Fire Chief turnout gear, an MP3 player, a Sparky smoke alarm, a Sparky key chain, a Duracell baseball cap and an Official CAFC Chief certificate. In addition to these prizes, the contest winner will be picked up at home by Hamilton Emergency Services and attend morning line-up with the firefighters at Central Fire Station. The Junior Fire Chief will then visit several of our stations and meet Hamilton Emergency Services staff.After having lunch with firefighters, the contest winner will be returned to school on a fire truck.

Fire department looking for Junior Chief

News Oct 05, 2009 Ancaster News

Hamilton Fire Department is looking for entries for its Junior Fire Chief for a day contest.  As part of this year’s Fire Prevention Week activities, Hamilton school children between the ages of 7 to 12 are to conduct a fire safety inspection of their own home and then along with a parent, correct any hazards found. The inspection checklist the children use will then be submitted for entry in the Junior Fire Chief contest. Contest details and the inspection checklist have been distributed to all local schools through the public and separate school boards. The inspection checklist will also be made available to children at the Fire Prevention Week display at Lime Ridge Mall and can be downloaded from our web-site at www.hamilton.ca/fire. A winner will be chosen on Monday (Oct. 12) and the winner will receive prizes that include Junior Fire Chief turnout gear, an MP3 player, a Sparky smoke alarm, a Sparky key chain, a Duracell baseball cap and an Official CAFC Chief certificate. In addition to these prizes, the contest winner will be picked up at home by Hamilton Emergency Services and attend morning line-up with the firefighters at Central Fire Station. The Junior Fire Chief will then visit several of our stations and meet Hamilton Emergency Services staff.After having lunch with firefighters, the contest winner will be returned to school on a fire truck.

Fire department looking for Junior Chief

News Oct 05, 2009 Ancaster News

Hamilton Fire Department is looking for entries for its Junior Fire Chief for a day contest.  As part of this year’s Fire Prevention Week activities, Hamilton school children between the ages of 7 to 12 are to conduct a fire safety inspection of their own home and then along with a parent, correct any hazards found. The inspection checklist the children use will then be submitted for entry in the Junior Fire Chief contest. Contest details and the inspection checklist have been distributed to all local schools through the public and separate school boards. The inspection checklist will also be made available to children at the Fire Prevention Week display at Lime Ridge Mall and can be downloaded from our web-site at www.hamilton.ca/fire. A winner will be chosen on Monday (Oct. 12) and the winner will receive prizes that include Junior Fire Chief turnout gear, an MP3 player, a Sparky smoke alarm, a Sparky key chain, a Duracell baseball cap and an Official CAFC Chief certificate. In addition to these prizes, the contest winner will be picked up at home by Hamilton Emergency Services and attend morning line-up with the firefighters at Central Fire Station. The Junior Fire Chief will then visit several of our stations and meet Hamilton Emergency Services staff.After having lunch with firefighters, the contest winner will be returned to school on a fire truck.