A new activity organized for the Independence Day weekend was “Touch a Truck” as children accompanied by adults were invited to meet firefighters and learn how they use their equipment. Lt. Zach Sykora and Kyle Speers, firefighter, welcomed children, parents and grandparents to get into the cab of the truck, pull the horns and flash the warning lights. They explained how much water is carried to fires in each truck and how hoses and safety equipment are used. This may have been a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for these children to sit in the cab of a firetruck.
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