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Airman 1st Class Anthony Ebersole stands with Sparky at the Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 13, 2018 at the Depot Plaza, Cheyenne, Wyo. These two individuals represented F. E. Warren Air Force Base and passed on vital safety information to the patrons attending the event. TIP: Test alarms at least once a month by pressing the test button.

Airman 1st Class Anthony Ebersole stands with Sparky at the Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 13, 2018 at the Depot Plaza, Cheyenne, Wyo. These two individuals represented F. E. Warren Air Force Base and passed on vital safety information to the patrons attending the event. TIP: Test alarms at least once a month by pressing the test button.

The local community enjoys the festivities during the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Oct. 13, 2018.

The local community enjoys the festivities during the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Oct. 13, 2018.

A local band plays at the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Oct. 13, 2018. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

A local band plays at the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Oct. 13, 2018. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

Local community members play cornhole during the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Oct. 13, 2018. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

Local community members play cornhole during the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., on Oct. 13, 2018. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

F.E. Warren Air Force Base fire truck on display during the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 13, 2018, in Cheyenne, Wyo. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

F.E. Warren Air Force Base fire truck on display during the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 13, 2018, in Cheyenne, Wyo. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

The F.E. Warren Air Force Base fire department displays a training aid at the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 13, 2018, in Cheyenne, Wyo. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

The F.E. Warren Air Force Base fire department displays a training aid at the first county-wide Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 13, 2018, in Cheyenne, Wyo. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House.

Two members of the local fire department pose for a picture. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 13, 2018.

Two members of the local fire department pose for a picture. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House in Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 13, 2018.

A local volunteer serves chilli as part of a chilli cook-off.The F.E. Warren Air Force Base fire department won the competition. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House at Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 13, 2018.

A local volunteer serves chilli as part of a chilli cook-off.The F.E. Warren Air Force Base fire department won the competition. The local community enjoys the festivities during the Fire Prevention Week Open House at Cheyenne, Wyo., Oct. 13, 2018.

F. E. WARREN AIR FORCE BASE, Wyo. --

The City of Cheyenne hosted a Fire Prevention Week Open House on Oct. 15, 2018. Fire services from Cheyenne and F.E. Warren Air Force Base took part in the festivities at the Depot Square.

There were displays and activities such as a bounce house, children’s firefighter challenge course, information booths and more. The purpose of the event was to deliver a serious fire safety message to the community in an interactive way.

“Hear the beep where you sleep, have smoke detectors in every bedroom,” said Joshua Steen, 90th Civil Engineer Squadron fire inspector.

He encourages everyone to install smoke alarms in every bedroom, outside of separate sleeping areas, and on every level of the home including the basement.

“Half of home deaths happen between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. when most people are asleep,” said Steen. “The more people we can educate about fire safety are lives possibly saved.”