Fire Prevention Week Safety event

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Drake Sesvold, 6, took advantage of good kite flying conditions to launch the kite he, and other children received from a fire district. Children were treated to fire hats, pencils, slap bracelets, fire truck toys and more from the fire districts and the Forestry Department.
Firefighters at Central Station promote Fire Prevention Week. From left are Jay Mims, Ryan Palmer, Eric Rachal, Cregg Brundige and Chief John Wynn. “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere™,” educates the public about basic, but essential, ways to quickly and safely escape a home fire. Photo by Hannah Richardson
Remington and Grayci Bamberg got a big hug from Sparky the Fire Dog. Smokey the Bear was also at the event.
inley Rose, 3, said the hot dogs grilled by Kenny Penrod were delicious.
Firefighter Kenny Penrod grilled some delicious hot dogs.
Rensey Holmes III, 4, came dressed head to toe as a future firefighter.

 

Remington Bamberg, 3, left, was assisted by FD6 firefighter Andy Adkins. The children concluded the obstacle course by aiming the fire hose at a building on “fire.”

Children learned to crawl to safety when there is smoke in the home. They were supervised by firefighter Kory Leo.
Drake Sesvold, 6, took advantage of good kite flying conditions to launch the kite he, and other children received from a fire district. Children were treated to fire hats, pencils, slap bracelets, fire truck toys and more from the fire districts and the Forestry Department.
The Fire Prevention event Thursday, Oct. 11 concluded with a demonstration on extinguishing an automobile fire.
Aubree Lucas, 3, succeeded in pulling a rolled up fire hose to Adkins.
Abigail Adams, 5, puts out a “fire” at the Fire Safety Event at the Fire Dept. training center. The event was in conjunction with National Fire Prevention Week. Central Fire Station and Fire Districts 4, 6 and 7 participated. Adams is assisted by Patrick Sprung of FD6. Photos by Juanice Gray