Smokey Bear turns 75, “Only you can prevent wildfire” echoes

Washington – 9th August , 2019 ( Smokey Bear, has been on the forefront of one of the oldest operational PSA campaigns, turns 75. His firm determination, will power, motivation and firmness has resulted in effectively putting forth the message regarding the fires which are caused by humans. It resulted in reducing fire incidents by 14 percent on an average from 2011 to 2018 when compared to previous 10 years.

He was chosen to be a part of this important campaign where 90% fires are still caused due to carelessness and irresponsible behavior of humans. It just goes on to show the immense practical measures which needs to be taken due to the gravity of the situation.
The efforts and contribution of an icon, has brought together the Ad Council , the USDA Forest Service and the National Association of State Foresters on the occasion of his birthday. They have honored the contribution right on this important day by including a Smokey Bear Balloon in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.
“Only you can prevent wildfires”, yes the message has been rigorously spread across the public, for decades by the most studious, obedient and loyal working bear. It indeed motivates everyone to do our bit in stopping the wildfire, which plays havoc.
Considering the contribution of Smokey Bear in the last 75 years, his popular friends are stepping in to voice their opinion for further motivating the public by taking the campaign to further heights.

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