Kids have long had a fascination with fire. Most learn to respect it and the damage it can cause. But, there are some who don’t and, at times, it comes with tragic results. Local experts say while it’s difficult to track the numbers, their anecdotal evidence indicates there’s an increasing number of girls involved in an activity that was once primarily associated with males.
October is National Fire Prevention month. It officially kicked off with Fire Prevention Week October 7-13. To mark the occasion, a Baltimore elementary school got a special visit from some firefighters who brought with them a few important fire safety lessons.