WILTON, Conn. Fire Marshal David Kohn has announced the start of this year's Fire Prevention Poster Contest.
The theme is "FIRE PREVENTION EVERYONE/EVERYDAY." The purpose is promoting child and adult awareness of fire prevention responsibilities.
The annual statewide competition for fourth and fifth graders, officially begins Saturday, Oct. 1, and is run by elementary school teachers in cooperation with the contest sponsors: The Connecticut Fire Marshals' Association , Office of the State Fire Marshal, Connecticut Fire Chiefs' Association , State Board of Education and the Connecticut FAIR Plan .
All winning posters on the county level will be exhibited in various areas around the state, including the State Capitol, during the month of October. From these, a state winner will be chosen to promote fire prevention throughout the state.
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