City Firefighters to Demonstrate Smoke-Filled Room Escape

Media Advisory

When: Thursday, October 10 at 11:00 a.m.            

Where: Del Mar College Drill Field (Two-story structure)
             Del Mar College – West Campus
             4101 Old Brownsville Road 

 Who:   Corpus Christi Fire Department

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX – Once a fire starts it can spread with frightening speed. Don’t underestimate the risk, preparing and practicing a home escape plan will help you act quickly to get everyone out safe. 

As part of this year’s Fire Prevention Week, the Corpus Christi Fire Department will demonstrate actions you can take to escape a smoke-filled room. It’s part of this year’s theme, “Not Every Hero Wears a Cape, Plan and Practice Your Escape.” 

Reasonable accommodations are provided upon request and in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. For assistance or to request a reasonable accommodation, please call 361- 826-3234, 48 hours in advance.

Media representatives with questions may contact Multimedia Journalist Dale Stephan at 361-826-3234 or by email at


 Fire Prevention Safety Tip: Escape Plan