Sussex County Firefighters honor poster and essay contest winners

December 17, 2017

At its November meeting, the Sussex County Firefighters Association honored this year's winners of the Fire Prevention Poster and Essay Contest. Hosted by the Laurel Fire Department, over 200 people were in attendance.

The contest is open to all school children in the state. A fire prevention topic is assigned for each grade. Students in kindergarten through third grade participate in the poster contest. Students in fourth through eighth grades participate in the essay contest.