Leavenworth firefighter Brandon Masur, right, pretends to check a prop door for heat while talking to kindergarten students about what to do during a fire. Also pictured is firefighter Justin Lacey. Members of the Leavenworth Fire Department visited with students Wednesday at David Brewer Elementary School. Oct. 6-12 is Fire Prevention Week.
The 2013 theme for Fire Prevention Week is "Prevent Kitchen Fires." Leavenworth Acting Fire Chief Mark Nietzke said there have been 44 confirmed structure fires in the city this year. Fifteen of them have been kitchen fires.