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Fire Fest 2016
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Spectators watch a popular side by side burn demonstration, one of many exciting events featured at FireFest Saturday. Using two identical rooms -- one with sprinklers and the other without -- this demonstration clearly showed the effects of sprinkler systems in the home. Saturdays 21st annual FireFest, was a major success; in fact the event saw record attendance this year, according to event organizers. FireFest, a major community fire prevention/safety education event held every year by the Camden Fire Department along with partner agencies such as Kershaw County Fire and Lugoff Fire-Rescue is always held the last week of September to kick off National Fire Prevention Month in October, which has roots that date back to The Great Chicago Fire of 1871 that killed more than 250 people and left more than 100,000 homeless.
Fire Fest 2016