FIRE PREVENTION WEEK SUPPLEMENT.
FEDERAL FIRE COUNCIL WASHINGTON D C
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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 everyones attention to the large number of deaths and injuries and loss of property from fire.