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Marius Laursen, Mitchell fire marshal, shows fire hydrant locations to the kindergarten and pre-kindergarten classes Thursday at Longfellow Elementary as part of Fire Prevention Week. The week, a national event, was established to commemorate the Oct. 8 and 9 Great Chicago Fire of 1871. Since 1922, Fire Prevention Week has been observed on the week around Oct. 9, according to the National Fire Protection Association website. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)

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Photo gallery of the Fire Prevention Week at Longfellow Elementary Thursday in Mitchell. 


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