Lacona First Assistant Chief Travis Balcom crawls through the crowd of students to allay their fears and show them that he’s just a person with lots of safety equipment on to protect himself in a fire. Lacona and Sandy Creek fire departments visited several classes at Sandy Creek Elementary during Fire Safety and Prevention Month.
Students at Sandy Creek Elementary received a visit from the Lacona and Sandy Creek fire departments.
The firefighters shared safety and prevention information with students at the school.
Andrew Amell tries on Joe Norton’s firefighter jacket when the Sandy Creek Fire Department visited the school and talked to students in Pre-Kindergarten through first grade classes. The firefighters talked to students about the importance of checking smoke detectors and determining a family meeting spot, and also warned them of the dangers of playing with matches, lighters, fire, appliances and much more.
Zoe Britton checks out a fellow classmate with the body heat detector equipment utilized by the fire department to quickly locate people and/or pets still inside a smoke-filled building. Members of the Sandy Creek and Lacona fire departments visited the school to share safety and prevention information with students.
First grade students at Sandy Creek Elementary School stop for a quick photo with members of the Lacona Fire Department following a presentation at the school.