Fire Prevention Week is the week, Sunday through Saturday, that October 9th falls within. This is to remember the The Greeat Chicago Fire of October 1871 which started the 8th, burned most fiercely the 9th, and continued into the 10th.
Link to The Great Chicago Fire
Link to the "Forgotten" fire of Oct 1871 The Great Peshtigo Fire which also started Oct 8th 1871
For 2021 it's from Sun Oct 3rd through Sat Oct 9th
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