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Firefighters educate during Fire Prevention Week

Update: 10:13 pm, 10/12/13, Saturday CHAMPAIGN -- Fire Prevention Week safely came to a close Saturday.
Update: 10:13 pm, 10/12/13, Saturday
CHAMPAIGN -- Fire Prevention Week safely came to a close Saturday. The Champaign Fire Department held its final day of activities in the parking lot at the library.

All week, kids learned about kitchen safety, through fun games and activities. Firefighters know how important it is to teach young children. Firefighters were pleased with the turnout.
Original: 5:57 pm, 10/7/13, Monday
URBANA -- It's a lesson all kids need to learn: fire prevention. The Urbana Fire Department is making sure they do during Fire Prevention Week. The theme is Kitchen Safety.

Dozens of kids will make their way to Lincoln Square Mall where they can walk inside a smoke house and learn how to crawl under the smoke. Tuesday is Family Night starting at 5 pm.

Fire Marshal Phil Edwards was also named State Fire Educator of the Year.
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