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Hot News! This year, for the first time, we will be doing a Fire Prevention Week "Hot Shot" Certificate for working all the Fire Prevention Week stations! To request yours, print out the table below, fill it in, and mail it to us with an 9" x 12" SASE (or 9" x 12" SAE + 2 greenstamps).
For just a QSL, please send a SASE with appropriate US postage, or SAE and 2 greenstamps, to the listed address.
Fire Prevention Week History
Some history of Fire Prevention Week here. One way or another, it started with the Great Chicago Fire of October 9, 1871. The legend is that Mrs. Catherine O'Leary's cow kicked over a kerosene lantern and started the blaze -- but Mrs. O'Leary was haunted by suspicion of arson for the rest of her life.
A Request to Hams in the Fire Business
For next year: We are looking for other hams who are also firefighters or who work in the fire prevention industry to run additional stations N0F, N6F, etc. in 2016. Ideally, we'd like to cover all ten regions and organize a "clean sweep" type event with a certificate. Please send a message to the email address listed above if you would like to run an NFPW station next year.
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