Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

Bristol Redevelopment & Housing Authority

BRHA Announces Fire Safety Poster Contest Winners!

Fire Prevention Week 2019, celebrated during the week of October 6 – 12, 2019, was recognized at BRHA’s Fall Fest event. In partnership with the City of Bristol, Virginia Fire Department and HAI Group’s annual Fire Safety Poster Contest, area youth participated in this year’s campaign, “Not every hero wears a cape. Plan and practice your escape!” The campaign educates residents about the importance of planning and practicing your exit strategy in case of a fire.

2019 Fire Prevention Week

HAI Group, the premier housing authority insurance provider, encourages young residents to talk with their families about creating an escape plan in the event of a fire. They should learn two ways out of every room and make sure all doors and windows that lead outside open easily and are free of clutter.

During BRHA’s Fall Fest held October 17, 2019, area youth participated in the “Fire Prevention Week” poster contest (in partnership with the City of Bristol Virginia Fire Department). Winners were announced as follows:

Category: Age 4 – 6 (1st Place); Age 11 – 16 (2nd Place)
Category: Age 7 – 9 (2nd Place); Age 11 – 16 (3rd Place)
Category: Age 7 – 9 (1st Place); Age 11 – 16 (1st place)