Safety Information & Programs

The Penticton Fire Department offers a number of safety programs to promote public education and help children, adults, business, and industry become more aware of fire and life safety issues, preventative measures, and appropriate emergency responses.

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Safety Information & Programs

  • Fire Extinguisher Training is a 30 minute program that provides a basic understanding of fire safety and the use and limitations of fire extinguishers. Training is offered to workplace groups or individuals twice a year. The next training session is scheduled for October, 2017. Pre-registration is required. 

 

  • Child Car Seats - the leading cause of injuries and death of children in British Columbia are from motor vehicle collisions. Several members of the PFD have received BCAA Child Passenger Safety Educator II training and can provide child seat education to the public including child car seat clinics, enforcement initiatives, information sessions and public awareness campaigns. To book an appointment, call 250-490-2311 weekdays between 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

 

BC Professional Fire Fighters' Burn Awareness Week runs February 4th-10th, 2018 

  • Burn Awareness Week teaches kids to be responsible for their own safety, and helps make their familys aware of potentially harmful situations. All Burn Awareness Week resources and curriculum are available online at burnfund.org.