Fire Prevention Week


The Victoria Fire Department recently conducted a Fire Prevention Poster Contest at local and area schools in observance of National Fire Prevention Week. City and County-Wide First-place winners of the poster contest were honored and recognized at an awards ceremony held on Friday, October 29, 2021 at the Victoria Community Center.  This year, Fire Prevention Week is October 3-9, 2021. 

Poster Contest Winners

First-place winners: 

  Congratulations to the first place winners of the Victoria Fire Department’s 2021 Fire Prevention Poster Contest. This year’s theme was "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety" Special thanks to the contest sponsors, including Victoria Fire and Safety, Citgo Petroleum Corporation and Rosewood Funeral Chapel. In a fire, seconds count. Seconds can mean the difference between residents of our community escaping safely from a fire or having their lives end in tragedy. That’s why this year’s Fire Prevention Week theme: "Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety" is so important.  "Be Ready for the Unexpected, Especially while sleeping" reinforces why everyone needs to be aware of their surroundings at all time.

  • First grade winner Grace Goodman from Our Lady of Victory 
  • Second grade Xavier Perez From O’Connor Elementary
  • Third grade Trent Vargas from Shields Elementary 
  • Four grade Ruby Clark from Our Lady of Victory 
  • Fifth grade Ashlyn Temple from Nursery Elementary  

Fire prevention poster winners for 2021

Pictured above, from left to right in back row:  Robert Hairell, Rosewood Funeral Chapel; Tom Legler, Fire Marshal; Janet         Lesak, Rosewood Funeral Chapel; Linda Stuart, Rosewood Funeral Chapel;  Kaycee Koehl, Victoria Fire and Safety.       

Pictured above, from left to right in front row: Grace Goodman, 1st grade winner;  Xavier Perez, 2nd grade winner;  Trent Vargas, 3rd grade winner; Ruby Clark, 4th grade winner;  Ashlyn Temple, 5th grade winner;