Firefighters visiting schools for Fire Prevention Week

Deputy fire marshals from the Hood County Fire Marshal’s Office and members of the county’s nine volunteer fire departments will be speaking to local students through next Wednesday in connection with National Fire Prevention Week. Monday’s stop was Mambrino Elementary School, to be followed on Tuesday, Oct. 8, by Baccus Elementary School. The rest of the schedule is: Thursday at Cornerstone Christian and Acton Elementary; Friday at Oak Woods Intermediate School; Tuesday, Oct. 15 at Roberson Elementary School; and Oct. 16 at Brawner Intermediate School.