Lake Mary Fire Department safety poster contest for children under way

Winner gets to be 'Firefighter for a Day'

Lake Mary kids fire safety poster contest / Headline Surfer The deadline for the Lake Mary Fire Department Safety Poster contest is Tuesday, Oct. 8.

LAKE MARY -- Hey parents? Is your child Lake Mary's next fire safety hero? Have your little one show the Lake Mary Fire Department how much you know about fire safety and prevention in its 12th annual poster contest. Prizes will be awarded to the top heroes at our Open House on Saturday, Oct. 26.

A grand prize winner will be announced during the ceremony and will win the chance to be “Firefighter for a Day."

Lake Mary Fire Department kids safety poster contest / Headline SurferWho May Enter:  Children in grades K-5 who attend a school in Lake Mary or are residents of Lake Mary and are home schooled as well as those attending Crystal Lake Elementary and Lake Mary Prep.

Deadline: All posters must be returned to the schools or the Lake Mary Fire Department, 911 Wallace Court, Lake Mary, no later than Tuesday, Oct. 8.

Requirements: Theme Posters must contain at least one fire safety message. Messages or themes include testing smoke alarms; stop, drop and roll, cooking or candle safety, etc. For more ideas, please go online: nfpa.org/safety-information. Posters must include the student’s name, age, grade and school on the back of the poster. If home-schooled, a phone number must also be included.

Notification: All decisions are final. Winners will be notfied prior to the Open House. 

Any Questions: Please call 407‐585‐1364. 

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