Its burn prevention week; the goal of this week is to raise awareness about the importance of burn prevention and to educate people on how to prevent burns from happening in the first place.
Burn injuries can be excruciating and can leave permanent scars, so it's essential to take precautions to avoid them.
Scald injuries can happen at any age, with children, older adults, and those with disabilities most at risk.
The Manitoba Office of the Fire Commissioner is hosting a contest for students from grades 5 to 8 to submit art pieces representing fire and burn prevention.
Winning entries will receive a 200-dollar cash prize, and the artwork will also be posted online at the office of the fire commissioner's website.
Burn prevention, Fire safety, and smoke alarm tips can all be found at Fire Comm dot gov dot mb.
By taking the time to learn about burn prevention, you can help avoid unnecessary injuries.