WHAT: Fire Prevention Week Proclamation & Grant Announcement

WHO: Deputy Fire Commissioner Craig Murphy

Junior Fire Patrol from Holy Redeemer Chinese Catholic School

WHEN: Wednesday, Oct. 9 at 9 a.m.

WHERE: Fireman’s Hall Museum, 147 N. 2nd St., Philadelphia

Deputy Commissioner Murphy and members of the Junior Fire Patrol will share fire prevention messages and a city proclamation declaring Oct. 6-12 to be “Fire Prevention Week” in Philadelphia. Murphy will also announce details of a recently awarded FEMA grant that will allow the PFD to launch a pilot initiative to help prevent cooking fires, and to purchase and install thousands of traditional and adaptive smoke alarms in the coming year.