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Annually, fire departments around North America hold events in their communities describing various fire prevention initiatives. With the help of our mascot, Sparky, Brandon Fire & Emergency Services is proud to be a part of promoting fire safety during Fire Prevention Week. The theme changes each year with our most recent theme being displayed in the banner.


Brandon Activities Include:


Tuesday, October 6th:   #1 Fire Hall Tours

  • The firefighter/paramedics will be on hand to provide tours of the #1 Fire Hall located at 120 19th Street N between 1:30 and 3:30 pm to the public. Groups of 6 or more are asked to phone 204-729-2400 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to arrange a group tour.


Wednesday, October 7th: “Fire Chief for a Day”

Brandon Fire & Emergency Services, Grand Valley Mutual Aid District and McDonald’s Restaurant hosts this event. One lucky Grade 4 Student from each school in the Brandon School Division as well as students from Souris, Carberry, Shilo, Wawanesa, Douglas, and Forrest will spend the entire day between the BFES #1 Fire Hall and the Manitoba Emergency Services College. There is a new fire prevention theme every year and each student receives lunch courtesy of McDonald’s Restaurants. The “Chiefs” spend their day between the #1 Fire Hall and the Manitoba Emergency Services College learning how Fire Prevention can become a part of their life everyday - just like our Fire Chief.


Fire Chief for a Day


Thursday, October 8th: “Celebrity Fire Olympics”

  • This year’s event will be hosted at TBA. Four celebrity Firefighters will be teamed up with four Grade 8 Students from a Brandon school to take on the grueling “Celebrity Fire Olympics Obstacle Course”. The celebrity Firefighters will include a member of the Brandon University Bobcats, a Brandon Wheat King, a local media personality, as well as the crowd favorite – the Principal or teacher from the participating school. Four teams competing in five events, fastest time wins the “gold”.


Friday, October 9th: "Fire Safety Day"

  • Between the hours of 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday and Sunday; members of Brandon Fire & Emergency Services will be on-hand at TBA to answer questions regarding fire safety and distribute Fire Prevention Week information.


For more information, please contact:

Public Education Officer - Heather Penner

Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Phone: (204) 729-2403  Fax: (204) 729-8970 


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