Coeur d'Alene Fire Department honored for zero structure deaths | Community Spirit
The Coeur d'Alene Fire Department has been recognized for their efforts in reducing the number of lives lost due to residential fires. The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire and Research Foundation recently presented the department with a Life Safety Achievement Award.
The department was presented with the award because they recorded zero fire deaths in structures during 2012. The Coeur d'Alene Fire Department also has an active and effective fire prevention program that compliments their commitment to reducing the number of house fires in the area.
“We are very committed to our fire prevention activities and are proud to have no fire deaths in 2012,” said Fire Chief Kenny Gabriel. “Prevention and education, to all age groups, are a vital part of our mission and our goal is to eliminate fire deaths in Coeur d'Alene, period.”
The National Association of State Fire Marshals Fire and Research Foundation has been recognizing departments with the Life Safety Achievement Award since 1994.