When is Fire Prevention Week 2018? It is October 7-13. Fire promotional products for Fire Prevention Week are great ways to promote fire safety and fire prevention within your community. Support this National public health and safety observance and help promote safety for children by getting custom imprinted promotional items for Fire Prevention Week which is in October. Choose from a custom imprinted fire safety color book, firefighter stress relievers, fire-related litterbags, a fire ladder growth chart, and many other fire-related promotional products. All of these are perfect to promote goodwill toward your company and influence the safety of young children. Fire Prevention Week was established to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire of 1871. The first Fire Prevention Day was proclaimed by President Woodrow Wilson on October 9, 1911, on the 40th anniversary of the Chicago Blaze. Fire Prevention Week was created to get people thinking in terms of fire prevention rather than only fighting fire. Fire Prevention Week is sponsored by the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) Fire Prevention Week is the longest-running public health and safety observance on record.