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Free fire prevention seminar to be held in Jones County

The Jones County Volunteer Department Council and the Mississippi Forestry Commission is offering a free fire safety seminar. Photo Source WDAM The Jones County Volunteer Department Council and the Mississippi Forestry Commission is offering a free fire safety seminar. Photo Source WDAM
JONES COUNTY, MS (WDAM) -

The Jones County Volunteer Department Council and the Mississippi Forestry Commission is offering a free fire safety seminar on April 11 at the Ronald E. Whitehead Advanced Technology Center in Jones County.

The event will start at 9:00 a.m. with registration, with the program starting at 9:30 a.m. It will run through around 1:00 p.m., and a free lunch will be provided. 

Community members, businesses and community leaders are invited to attend.

The event is called, FIREWISE: How to Have a Firewise Home. It is put on around the state by the Mississippi Forestry Commission to educate the public on potential existing fire hazards and tips for preventing accidental fires.

Attendees are encouraged to pre-register for the seminar and can find out more information by calling the Jones County Fire Coordinator's office at 601-428-3187.

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