Play Safe, Be Safe – Keeping Kids Fire Safe

By Dan Blakeley

We’re told at an early age not to play with matches. But curiosity still gets the better of many pre-schoolers who wind up lighting fires in the home – in their bedrooms, in closets. Firefighters from across Ontario gathered in Barrie recently to get a refresher on how to get the fire safety message through to young children.

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