Juneau residents young and old are invited to learn more about fire safety this month with Capital City Fire/Rescue. October 2017 is Fire Prevention Month, as Gov. Bill Walker signed into effect just last week. CCFR will visit several Juneau schools to talk about fire prevention, and will open the fire station up for tours to a variety of age groups.
CCFR Fire Marshal Dan Jager said prior planning can keep people safe in case of a fire.
“Everyone should have an escape plan and know at least two ways out of their home in case of a fire,” Jager said in a release. “And to take that a step further, you should practice those escape plans in the day time and night time as it can be very different at night when there is no daylight to help with visibility.”