Fire Prevention Week deemed successful by local fire agencies

(Jefferson County) It was yet another successful Fire Prevention Week for both the Hillsboro and Mapaville Fire Protection District’s.

Hillsboro fire Chief Brian Gaudet says it has been a busy month spreading the word about fire prevention and safety.

Chief Gaudet mentions they were able to show the kids their fire safety trailer that they share with De Soto Rural Fire Protection District.

This year also marked 100 years of Fire Prevention Week observance. This year’s theme was “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape”.