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MFB to announce Student Fire Safety Film Competition winners

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14 Sep 2016
Victorian students from across the state will gather at Yarraville’s Sun Theatre tomorrow with the winners of MFB’s Student Fire Safety Film Competition to be announced.

Victorian students from across the state will gather at Yarraville’s Sun Theatre tomorrow with the winners of MFB’s Student Fire Safety Film Competition to be announced.Earlier this year, students were challenged by MFB firefighters to create a 30 second fire safety film that would appeal to their age group.

The videos had to include one key fire safety message.

More than a dozen videos were submitted by Primary, Secondary and Specialist Education Schools.

MFB CEO Jim Higgins said the competition aimed to encourage the students to actively engage with the key fire safety messages.

“I am looking forward to meeting and congratulating all the students and teachers who submitted a film,” he said.

“We were especially pleased that the Prep – year 2 and Specialist Secondary Schools categories received such a high number of quality entries”.

The 10 finalists include:

·         Foundation year - Mount Pleasant Road Primary School

·         Class 1F – Berwick Primary School

·         Prep/Year 1G – Nagambie Primary School

·         Year 4E - Nagambie Primary School

·         Year Four - Killara Primary School

·         Mikayla Jevric – Parkhill Primary School

·         Tiana Vancuylenburg – Berwick Primary School

·         Bhuvi Gupta and Sahil Bhatia - Haileybury

·         Bayside special Developmental School

·         Southern Autistic School

The winners and finalists videos will be published on the MFB Facebook page.

For more information visit: www.studentfiresafetyfilmcomp.com.au or email MFB125@mfb.vic.gov.au.

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