Maui Fire Fighters Kick Off Fire Prevention Week

WAILUKU, Maui (KHNL) - Maui fire fighters got some help from Sparky the Fire Dog and Mayor Charmaine Tavares Monday as they kick off Fire Prevention Week.

A proclamation was signed to highlight this year's safety campaign, "Practice Your Escape Plan" which officially runs October 7 - 13.

Fire fighters and safety advocates will be spreading the word about the dangers of home fires and teaching families how to plan and practice escape from a home in case a fire occurs.