Plymouth Fire Department Annual October Open House
Plymouth Fire Department hosts an annual open house at Fire Station III, 3300 Dunkirk Ln., each October. The open house is a opportunity to have fun together as a family and learn about safety at the same time. Attendees get a chance to experience the world of firefighters, police officers and paramedics through demonstrations, displays and hands-on activities.

Kids who bring in a drawing of a home fire escape plan or a homemade fire safety poster can trade it for a free pumpkin, harvest permitting. Families may also exchange a non-perishable food item for a free pumpkin. Donations go to Interfaith Outreach and People Responding in Social Ministry (PRISM). For more information, call 763-509-5198.

Fire Prevention Classroom Presentations
Plymouth firefighters bring fire prevention and safety education into preschool - grade 6 classrooms. The presentations are particularly popular during National Fire Prevention Month each October. Presentations are 50 minutes and include a video and hands-on instruction. The kindergarten presentation is 30 minutes. Weather permitting, firefighters take kids outside to see the fire truck. Call 763-509-5198 to schedule a visit.  

Poster Contest
October is National Fire Prevention month and the Plymouth Fire Department sponsors a poster contest for fourth and fifth grade students. Kids can make their fire prevention posters at home or at school.

Plymouth’s grand prize winner wins a ride to school in a fire truck. The Plymouth Crime and Fire Prevention Fund also award cash prizes. Firefighters escort the grand prize winner and his/her family to a regional poster contest banquet.

Contest Guidelines
Poster size should be 12" x 18". There are no restrictions on the materials used to create the poster. Yarn, glitter and other materials are acceptable. On the back of the poster, children must list their name, age, grade, school and teacher’s name. Parent’s names and a home telephone number must also be included. Posters should be dropped off at the fire administrative offices, located in the Public Safety Building, 3400 Plymouth Blvd.

2016 Contest
Posters for the 2016 Plymouth Fire Prevention Poster Contest are due Monday, Oct. 17 at 4:30 p.m. Call 763-509-5198 for more information.

Download the contest entry form (PDF).

Click on thumbnail to view the original poster.


2015 Grand Prize Winners (Chosen from all schools) 

Natalie Tran, Plymouth Creek Elementary School
Natalie Tran, Plymouth Creek Elementary School

Kavya Narang, Kimberly Lane Elementary School
Kavya Narang, Kimberly Lane Elementary School

 2015 School Winners

 Fourth Baptist Christian winner
Clara Rieschl, Fourth Baptist Christian Elementary School
Clara Rieschl

Gleason Lake winner

Samantha Johnson, Gleason Lake Elementary School
Samantha Johnson

Greenwood winner
Carley Felt, Greenwood Elementary School
Carley Felt

Oakwood winner
Joey Engdahl, Oakwood Elementary School
Joey Engdahl

Sunset Hills Winner
Brianna Lai, Sunset Hills Elementary School
Brianna Lai



















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