MEET THE WESTON FIREFIGHTERS AT OPEN HOUSE
FOOD, FUN, GAMES AND SAFETY AT BROWARD SHERIFF FIRE RESCUE STATION 81
- Kids at work on the Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue paintable fire engine
Date: March 27, 2012 PIO# 12-3-36
WESTON FIRE STATION COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE
11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Saturday, March 31, 2012
Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Station 81
17350 Royal Palm Blvd., Weston
Hot dogs, snow cones, cotton candy and fire trucks will be featured at a free open house at Broward Sheriff Fire Rescue Station 81 in Weston this Saturday.
In partnership with the City of Weston, healthy fare like fresh fruit and granola snacks will also be offered. In addition, kids can paint a real fire truck (washable paint, of course!), hop around in a bounce house and meet Sparky, the famous fire prevention dog. But wait, there’s more fun in store as kids can compete in an old-fashioned bucket brigade relay, knock down traffic cones with a fire hose stream and race in bulky firefighter bunker gear.
“This is an opportunity for our residents, especially the children, to interact with the firefighters and deputies that serve the Weston community, all in the name of fun,” Sheriff Al Lamberti said. There will also be firehouse tours, fire and life safety education and crime prevention displays, as well as displays and demonstrations from the BSFR regional hazardous materials and technical rescue teams. Attendees can also get the latest information and stay informed by signing up for BSO’s CyberVisor and BECCA programs while they’re at the fire station.
Information on careers in firefighting and law enforcement, the explorer program and joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) will also be available at the open house.
This report by:
Mike Jachles / PIO