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Learn the sounds of fire safety: fire prevention week

A Team Mildenhall Airman sprays a target with a hose in the ‘charged line advancement’ event during the 2021 Fire Muster Challenge at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 7, 2021. The 100th Civil Engineer Squadron held the challenge to spread the message of fire safety during Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alvaro Villagomez)

Team Mildenhall Airmen compete in the ‘bucket brigade’ event during the 2021 Fire Muster Challenge at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct 7, 2021. Squadrons from the base competed against each other in team-building exercises as part of Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alvaro Villagomez)

Team Mildenhall Airmen wait for the 2021 Fire Muster Challenge to begin at the base fire department at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 7, 2021. Squadrons from around base competed in team-building exercises during the challenge, which was hosted by the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron for Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alvaro Villagomez)

U.S. Air Force firefighters with the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron and Sparky the Dog taught preschool students about fire safety at the Child Development Center at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 6, 2021. As part of fire prevention week, the 100th CES Fire Department read a story about fire safety to preeschoolers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Viviam Chiu).

Sparky the Dog and U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Robinson, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron installation fire chief, introduce themselves to preschool students during fire prevention week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 6, 2021. The 100th CES Fire Department visited the Royal Air Force Mildenhall Child Development Center to read to and educate children as a part of Fire Prevention Week. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Viviam Chiu).

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Robinson, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron installation fire chief, reads a story to preschoolers during fire prevention week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England., Oct. 6, 2021 Throughout the week, the 100th Civil Engineer Squadron coordinated events to raise awareness about fire safety to local preschoolers. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Viviam Chiu).

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Robinson, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron installation fire chief, interacts with preschoolers during fire prevention week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 6, 2021. Preschool students recieved RAF Mildenhall fire department hats and stickers as a reward for learning about fire prevention and safety. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Viviam Chiu).

U.S. Air Force Chief Master Sgt. Daniel Robinson, left, 100th Civil Engineer Squadron installation fire chief, shakes hands with Col. Gene Jacobus, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, after signing a proclamation signaling the start of Fire Prevention Week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Sept. 30, 2021. This year’s campaign was “Learn the Sounds of Fire Safety,” and included a fire muster, open house, and reading with Sparky the dog to spread fire safety awareness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere)

U.S. Air Force Col. Gene Jacobus, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, signs a proclamation signaling the start of Fire Prevention Week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Sept. 30, 2021. This year’s campaign was “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere,” and included a fire muster, open house, and reading with Sparky the dog to spread fire safety awareness. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere)

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U.S. Airmen and civilian firefighters pose for a photo with 100th Air Refueling Wing leadership after the signing of a proclamation signaling the start of Fire Prevention Week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Sept. 30, 2021. Fire Prevention Week is held annually to spread fire safety knowledge among the base populace. (U.S. Air Force photo by Karen Abeyasekere)

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A Team Mildenhall Airman swings a sledgehammer in the ‘keiser sled’ event during the 2021 Fire Muster Challenge at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 7, 2021. The 100th Civil Engineer Squadron held the challenge during Fire Prevention Week to spread the message of fire safety throughout the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alvaro Villagomez)

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A Team Mildenhall Airman participates in the ‘equipment drag’ event at the 2021 Fire Muster Challenge at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 7, 2021. The 100th Civil Engineer Squadron held team-building events during Fire Prevention Week to spread fire safety knowledge across the base. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alvaro Villagomez)

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Trophies sit on display during Fire Prevention Week at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 7, 2021. Squadrons from Team Mildenhall competed in teams of four in ten team-building events during the 2021 Fire Muster Challenge. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman Alvaro Villagomez)

ROYAL AIR FORCE MILDENHALL, England --

The 100th Civil Engineer Squadron hosted Fire Prevention Week events to raise awareness about fire safety at Royal Air Force Mildenhall, England, Oct. 3-9. 

“Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware – fire can happen anywhere," was this year's theme. This year's events included a fire muster, open house and reading with Sparky the Dog to spread fire safety awareness. During the week, Col. Gene Jacobus, 100th Air Refueling Wing commander, signed a proclamation signaling the start of Fire Prevention Week. Fire Prevention Week is held annually to spread fire safety knowledge among the base populace.