Winners of the 40th Annual Fire Prevention Poster Contest were awarded on the evening of November 6 at the Houston Fire Museum! Our three grand prize winners Ximena Frias, 1st Place from Kujawa Elementary, Dionne Boon, 2nd place from Yes Prep North Forest, and Azom Syed, 3rd place from Clear Brook H.S. They will be featured on our website and showcased here until the end of the year.¬†All winners will be posted on the museum’s Flickr account as well. Packed house event¬† attended by the winners’ families, friends and the general public; continuing a long-held tradition between the Houston Fire Museum, Independent Insurance Agents of Houston (IIAH), Greensheet, and all Greater Houston area school districts. All winning posters will also be available for the public to view at the museum throughout the rest of 2014. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday from 10am to 4pm.

This annual competition is held each October, which is National Fire Prevention Month. Through this contest, we invite all Houston students, pre-K to seniors in high school, to use their artistic ability to interpret a fire safety awareness message and help raise the importance of and awareness of fire safety education. The contest is open to all Houston and surrounding area elementary, middle, and high school students.