Fire Department offering free safety classes this summer

Special to the Times

The Henry County Fire Department is offering free safety classes during the summer months. A new program entitled 101 Days of Summer Safety was developed by the department’s Fire and Life Safety Educators, to remind citizens to stay safe while having fun in the sun. The program dates run from May 29-September 3.

The program targets adolescents through senior adults and centers around eight summer related topics. Classes are being offered to all community groups, social and religious organizations, and homeowners associations throughout Henry County.

101 Days of Summer Safety Topics include: Heat Related Emergencies, Grilling Safety, Swimming Safety, Fireworks Safety, Boating Safety Severe Weather Safety, Bicycle Safety and Safe Travel Tips.

The Henry County Fire Department participates in a variety of community activities and performs numerous public relations details throughout the year. Our mission is to take fire and life safety messages to the citizens, and continue to develop education programs based on their individual community needs.

Any organized group wishing to participate in the 101 Days of Summer Safety Program can contact the fire department’s Community Relations Division at 770-288-6621 or 770-288-6619 for further information.