With members of the Fort Knox Fire Department and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. William Fogle at his side Aug. 26, 2022, Col. Lance O’Bryan officially declares Oct. 9-15 Fire Prevention Week.
With members of the Fort Knox Fire Department and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. William Fogle at his side Aug. 26, 2022, Col. Lance O’Bryan officially declares Oct. 9-15 Fire Prevention Week. (Photo Credit: Jenn DeHaan, Fort Knox News) VIEW ORIGINAL

FORT KNOX, Ky. – With members of the Fort Knox Fire Department and Garrison Command Sgt. Maj. William Fogle at his side, Col. Lance O’Bryan officially declared Oct. 9-15 Fire Prevention Week.

Each year, the Garrison commander signs a proclamation of the installation’s commitment to practice fire safety in all endeavors. O’Bryan said the 2022 theme, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape,” serves to remind the community of the importance of having a home fire escape plan.

“Proper fire safety protects our most precious resources: our people,” said O’Bryan.

The 2022 Fire Prevention Week Proclamation put forth by Fort Knox Garrison commander Col. Lance O’Bryan highlights the year’s theme of, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.”
The 2022 Fire Prevention Week Proclamation put forth by Fort Knox Garrison commander Col. Lance O’Bryan highlights the year’s theme of, “Fire won’t wait. Plan your escape.” (Photo Credit: U.S. Army) VIEW ORIGINAL

This year’s proclamation advises residents of some of the many ways they can actively mitigate fire risks in their homes and effectively prepare themselves in the event a fire breaks out.

Follow the Fort Knox Fire Department Facebook page for more information about this year’s campaign.