Fire Safety & Prevention

Gary Williams, Assistant Chief with the Sapulpa Fire Department, encourages area residents and families to attend a free Fire Safety and Prevention Presentation in October.

“We will cover several topics, including Stop Drop and Roll, how to locate a fire exit in your home and setting a location of a meeting place in the event of a fire. We’ll also discuss basic fire safety, cooking fires, and general prevention tips.”

“We will also have forms available for free smoke alarms,” Williams continued. “The Sapulpa Fire Department will make arrangements to properly install these in Sapulpa homes.”

“The Sapulpa Fire Department will have a Fire Truck on location for children of all ages to tour,” added Melissa M. Struttmann, Executive Director of Creek County Literacy Program.

This Free Fire Safety and Prevention Presentation is Thursday, October 10, 4:30pm in the Library Annex, 15 North Poplar Street in Sapulpa. Refreshments and snacks will be served. There will be door prizes and free books and goodies for children. This free workshop is open to the public, children must be accompanied by an adult. Space is limited. To register, please call 918-224-9647.

17% of adults in Creek County 18 years or older do not have a high school diploma, and 4% of adults in Creek County 18 years or older do not have a 9th grade education. More than 400,000 Oklahoma adults are functionally illiterate. The Mission of the Creek County Literacy Program is to encourage, educate and equip aspiring readers to overcome the barriers of illiteracy.

This Fire Safety and Prevention Presentation is a health literacy outreach project of Creek County Literacy Program, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, with funding provided by the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) and the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

For more information click here to view the flier or contact Melissa M. Struttmann at 918-224-9647 or

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