Learn how to protect your home at the home fire safety fair
Dallas Fire-Rescue’s Inspection and Life Safety Education Bureau will be hosting its 2nd Annual Home Fire Safety Fair 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, October 26 at the Fireside Recreation Center at 8601 Fireside Drive.
During the event, Dallas residents will learn about all matters related to fire and life-safety education, as well as the various services at their disposal through other departments in the City of Dallas. Additionally, more than 40 vendors from the public and private sector, will be in attendance to showcase how they serve the city and its citizens.
Outdoor attractions will include DFR’s Fire Safety House, Dallas 311’s City Hall on the Go Van, the Dallas Police Department’s Low Rider, bounce houses for the kids as well as a Semi-Truck Simulator and Pedal Karts. Inside, attendees will receive information on city services such as those provided by DPD, Dallas 311, Animal Services, Code Compliance, Housing and more.
Staff will focus on registering homeowners in the Life-Safety Inspections for Everyone (LIFE) program. In addition to basic smoke alarm installation, this program helps homeowners identify everyday fire hazards that may already exist in their home such as overloaded extension cords, unapproved burglar bars and providing recommendations guide attendees through a comprehensive Home Fire Safety Survey.
To request a Home Fire Safety Survey, Dallas residents can call the DFR Inspection and Life Safety Education Office, at (214) 670-4319.
Written by Jason Evans and Roxana Rubio