Accession Number : AD0606728

Title :   FIRE PREVENTION WEEK SUPPLEMENT.

Corporate Author : FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C

Report Date : AUG 1963

Pagination or Media Count : 43

Abstract : Each year the President of the United States proclaims the week containing the anniversary date (October 9) of the 1871 Chicago fire as 'Fire Prevention Week.' Many organizations and individuals were involved in the establishment of a national observance of fire prevention activities. The purpose of the national observance is to direct everyone's attention to the large number of deaths and injuries and loss of property from fire.

Descriptors :   (*FIRE SAFETY, UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT), HISTORY, FIRE EXTINGUISHERS, FIRE ALARM SYSTEMS, SPRINKLERS, WATER SUPPLIES, TRAINING, RESEARCH MANAGEMENT, DAMAGE, COSTS, MAINTENANCE

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE