TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The Vincennes township fire department is spending this week educating students on the dangers of fire.
Fire fighters spent Thursday talking to kindergarten students from Franklyn Elementary.
Kids learned about lighters, and what to do if something catches on fire.
The show even puts kids in a 'real-life' scenario in a smokey house.
Teachers and fire fighters agree it’s an effort that could save lives.
“They save lives, they save property but most importantly they save lives and we know of instances where people have used stop, drop and roll to extinguish their clothes that are on fire,” Tim Smith, Fire Chief of the Vincennes Township Fire Department said.
Fire fighters estimate they'll teach more than almost 1,000 students about fire safety.
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