Fountain students learn about fire prevention
Last updated 10/13/2021 at 10:59am
Members of the Fountain Fire Department treated area elementary students to special presentations last week in recognition of Fire Prevention Week.
From demonstrating how a firefighter sounds like Darth Vader from Star Wars while wearing a breathing apparatus, to hands-on visits inside a fire engine, the program had a lot of information – both fun and potentially life-saving.
At Eagleside Elementary School on Thursday, Fountain Fire Chief James Maxon gave a 30-minute talk about what firefighters do every day, the benefits of firefighting as a career and general fire safety.
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