GFFR holding fire prevention essay contest

Great Falls Fire Rescue is holding their fire prevention essay contest for kids ages 9-13.

This year’s topic is “Why should you have a fire escape plan and what would that plan include?”

Kids get the chance to win gift cards, get a personalized plaque and show off their essay at Fire Station 1.

Entries are due Oct.  31.

Essays must:

  • be 500 words or less;
  • be typed or handwritten;
  • include the author’s name, parent or guardian’s name and phone number

Essays should be emailed to or mailed or dropped off to Fire Station 1, 105 9th St. S., Great Falls, 59405.

The first, second and third place winners will be invited to a ceremony at Fire Station 1. Family and friends are invited to the ceremony to hear the winners read their essays.