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Downtown SLO Farmers' Market Celebrates Fire Prevention Night


October 11, 2022


FROM: Rachel Lackmann
Marketing & Communications Coordinator


Free, family-friendly fun on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 6–9 PM

San Luis Obispo, CA — Celebrate National Fire Prevention Week at the Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market on Thursday, October 13, 2022, from 6–9 PM. The event will feature firefighters from all over San Luis Obispo County showing off their latest fire safety equipment, giving tours of their vehicles, and educating the public on fire prevention. Fire Prevention Night is free, family-friendly, and open to the public.

Agencies will be located off of Higuera Street on Chorro & Broad; participants include SLO City Fire, CAL FIRE, Diablo Canyon Fire, and Five Cities Fire Authority.

Fire Prevention Week takes place across the nation October 9–15, 2022. This year’s theme is “Fire Won’t Wait. Plan Your Escape™,” reinforcing the critical important of developing a home escape plan with all members of the household and practicing it regularly. In addition, this October marks the 100th anniversary of Fire Prevention Week, the nation’s longest-running public health observance on record.

Fire Prevention Night coincides with the normally-scheduled Downtown SLO Farmers’ Market. For the full list of scheduled vendors and entertainment for October 13, 2022, visit

Please contact Rachel Lackmann, Marketing & Communications Coordinator, for additional materials and information:

About Downtown SLO: Downtown SLO is a 501 (c)(6) nonprofit founded in 1975 whose mission is to foster an economically vibrant downtown. Downtown SLO serves the community by working on initiatives like parking and beautification efforts, coordinating special events and the weekly Farmers’ Market, supporting economic activities, and examining downtown issues.