Update: Fire Officials Want More Community Involvement in Prevention

Reported by: Ian Preston
Set Text Size SmallSet Text Size MediumSet Text Size LargeSet Text Size X-Large
Share
Updated: 4/16/2013 11:37 pm
     Fire officials from across the state came together in Frankfort on Tuesday along with different community groups for a round table discussion on how to raise awareness about fire prevention.

    The group came up with a number of ideas including going door to door in rural and low income communities to pass out and check on smoke detector, more marketing campaigns and better education about fire prevention in schools.

   So far in 2013, 30 Kentuckians have died in accidental house fires.

   Ten of the victims were children.

   Since October of 2012 the National Fire Protection Association ranked Kentucky 7th in the National fire related deaths.

  
Share
0 Comment(s)
Comments: Show | Hide

Here are the most recent story comments.View All

No comments yet!
Most Popular
UPDATE: Name Of Victim In Fatal Lexington Crash Released
The name of the woman killed in a Lexington crash early Saturday morning has been released.
Progress Report: Hemp Is Looking Good
Hemp is now back in the hands of just a few farmers, taking part in a hemp pilot program. A Rockcastle County farmer has dedicated his summer to growing the crop. Video Video
Motorcyclists Injured While Parked On Side Of I-75
A group of riders parked on I-75 under an overpass were hit by a van after it hydroplaned into them Saturday night. Video Video
One Dead, One Seriously Injured In Overnight Crash
The driver of a car was seriously injured and his passenger was killed in an accident early Saturday morning.
UPDATE: Man Hit And Killed By Train Identified
A man hit and killed in Lexington by a train Friday morning has been identified.
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
   

WTVQ.com supports children's privacy rights. All persons under the age of 13 MUST have parental permission to use this website and direct parental supervision is strongly recommended.