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What is your fire alarm trying to tell you?

Richmond Hill residents urged to learn the sounds of fire safety during Fire Prevention Week
Sept. 28, 2021
Yoyo Yan

While we hear a variety of sounds every day, none might be quite as important as knowing the sounds of fire safety. The theme for this year's Fire Prevention Week (Oct. 3-7), "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety!" aims to educate Richmond Hill residents about the different sounds smoke and carbon monoxide alarms make, such as:

You can learn more fire safety tips from Richmond Hill's Fire and Emergency Services team by participating in activities throughout Fire Prevention Week, including:

Knowing what to do when an alarm sounds can help keep you and your family safe! Learn more about fire prevention at