October 30, 2013

News Release

For Immediate Release

Springfield Fire Department shares trick-or-treating safety tips

Each year, dozens of children are injured on Halloween nationwide. The Springfield Fire Department hopes to reduce these numbers by sharing some simple safety tips.

Fire-related injuries are not the only concern on Halloween. Because they may be walking on the street after dusk, children should be aware of pedestrian safety, too.

All 12 Springfield Fire Stations will be open this Halloween from 6-8 p.m. Feel free to bring the kids by to say hello and meet your neighborhood fire crew.

For more tips, visit the our website at www.springfieldmo.gov/fire. From the Springfield Fire Department, have a safe and happy Halloween!

Media Contact: Cara Erwin, Fire and Life Safety Educator, Phone: 864-1699, E-mail: cerwin@springfieldmo.gov

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Springfield Fire Department

830 Boonville Ave., P.O. Box 8368, Springfield, MO 65801
417-864-1500 • FAX: 417-864-1505 • springfieldmo.gov/fire