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10/1/2017 - Public Safety Day

Come out and interact with the First Responders of your community – fire, police, ambulance, underwater rescue, etc. Learn lifesaving information and watch as we respond together to a mock accident.

  • A dozen emergency vehicles on public display including ambulances, police cruisers, rescue boats, 102’ ladder truck, heavy rescue, engines, tankers, brush truck, gator and more
  • Over 30 emergency services personnel from local fire, police and ambulance organizations will be available to answer questions
  • Fire Dept. members will be providing free food and beverages
  • Auto extrication at 2PM
  • “Safety Run Sheet” with several activity stations where participants will learn life safety skills, including “stop, drop, cover and roll” and “crawl low under the smoke”
  • A walk thru the “smoke room” simulating realistic smoke conditions
  • Southbury Ambulance Association will be providing tours of their ambulances along with providing blood pressure readings
  • Newtown Underwater Search and Rescue (NUSAR) will be participating with their rescue boats, equipment and personnel providing safety information
  • Tours of the fire department’s engines, tankers, 102’ ladder tower, heavy rescue truck, and brush truck
  • Opportunity to shoot the brush truck fire nozzle at a target

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Event: Public Safety Day
Event Date: 10/1/2017
Event Time: 1 – 4 pm
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers: Southbury Volunteer Fire Association
Event Location: Center Firehouse, 461 Main Street South, Southbury, CT