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Safety Event Kicks Off Fire Prevention Month

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) - The State Fire Marshal's Office is kicking off Fire Prevention Month with a free event for the public this Friday in Nashville.

The event from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park is aimed at spreading fire safety awareness.

During the program, there will be several safety demonstrations, and fire department personnel from across the state will be on hand to answer questions and talk about fire safety in their communities.

The State Fire Marshal's Office Bomb and Arson section will also have its Special Operations Response Team truck for attendees to tour.

Emergency response vehicles from the Red Cross and the Tennessee Division of Forestry will also be on display. Additionally, the festivities will include an inflatable fire truck slide for children.

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