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Farmington fire department plans Fire Prevention Week activities

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With only one house fire so far in 2011, it seems like the Farmington Fire Department's past fire prevention education efforts have paid off.


That's what Farmington fire marshal John Powers likes to think. And he may be on to something too, because the FFD has been teaching fire prevention for the past few years.

The 2011 Fire Prevention Week starts Sunday and runs through the week. This year's theme, Powers said, is "Protect Your Family from Fire."

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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