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Seniors Fire Safety Program for Maltese Seniors

The Seniors Fire Safety Program is a program initiated in 1993 by the Metropolitan Fire Brigade’s Community Education Department to promote home fire safety to senior Victorians.

Fire Safety topics such as smoke alarm installation and maintenance,home fire escape plans, cooking safety and home security and safety will be discussed. The program has won numerous awards including the prestigious International Association of Fire Chiefs Award for Excellence in 1994.

In addition, to reinforce fire safety messages, a variety of information and promotional materials will be provided for attendees to take home. These include promotional brochures, fire safety booklets designed specifically for seniors, wooden spoons (promoting safety when cooking) and translated materials available in English and Maltese.

This information session will take place:
Date: Friday 9th August 2013
Time: 10am
Venue: Maltese Community Council of Victoria (Regional Office)
14 Watt Street, Sunshine

There will be light refreshments after the session

For more information or to book your place, call Paul Lia at the Maltese Community Centre on 9387 8922 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


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