Garvey Academy Celebrates National Fire Safety Month

Marcus Garvey Academy celebrated National Fire Prevention Month on Tuesday, October 27 with author Carol Butler, and retired firefighter Genois Wilson Brabson.

Butler read her book “Genois Wilson, Firefighter, She Dared to be First”, the life story of Genois Wilson Brabson, the first woman firefighter in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana and in the country. Students were engaged in activities and learned about fire safety with firefighter Lieutenant Theresa Hassle. Butler also donated 70 copies of her book to DPS elementary schools.

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