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Posted on: October 18, 2022

Victoria Fire Department honors winners of poster contest

Five kids stand at a table with trophies. The table has a tablecloth that says Fire Marshal's Off

PHOTO #1: The Victoria Fire Department recently hosted a countywide fire prevention poster contest at local schools in observance of National Fire Prevention Week. The contest was sponsored in part by Victoria Fire & Safety, Citgo Petroleum Corporation and Rosewood Funeral Chapel. The contest winners were honored during an awards ceremony Oct. 7 at the Victoria Community Center. Shown from left are fifth-grade winner Cooper Kickendahl, Our Lady of Victory Catholic School; fourth-grade winner Mason Lara, Nazareth Academy; third-grade winner Xavier Perez, O’Connor Elementary School; second-grade winner Riley Fox, Bloomington Elementary School; and first-grade winner Teagen Trampota, Our Lady of Victory Catholic School.

Five adults stand with a child who is holding a hand-drawn poster with fire safety images.PHOTO #2: The Victoria Fire Department recently hosted a countywide fire prevention poster contest at local schools in observance of National Fire Prevention Week. The contest was sponsored in part by Victoria Fire and Safety, Citgo Petroleum Corporation and Rosewood Funeral Chapel. The contest winners were honored during an awards ceremony Oct. 7 at the Victoria Community Center. Shown from left are Alan Sizemore, Citgo Petroleum Corporation; Kaycee Koehl, Victoria Fire & Safety; Melanie Rippley, Rosewood Funeral Home; Fire Marshal Daron Lewis; first-grade winner Teagen Trampota, Our Lady of Victory Catholic School; and Fire Inspector/Investigator Maria Perez.

Five hand-drawn posters that show fire evacuation routes, fire escape checklists and similar images.PHOTO #3: The winning posters from the Victoria Fire Department’s fire prevention poster contest are displayed during an awards ceremony Oct. 7 at the Victoria Community Center. The contest was held in observance of National Fire Prevention Week and sponsored in part by Victoria Fire & Safety, Citgo Petroleum Corporation and Rosewood Funeral Chapel. The theme of this year’s Fire Prevention Week was “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape.” Trophies were given to first-, second-, third-, fourth- and fifth-grade winners.

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