Surrey, Clare, Garfield celebrate Fire Prevention Week
As part of Fire Prevention Week, Clare, Surrey and Garfield Fire Departments sponsored fire safety events for area youngsters and visited area schools to teach students what to do in the event of a fire.
Above: Shown here at the Surrey Fire Department are students from Mrs. Laverty’s class talking to Surrey Fire’s Keith Wale in full turnout gear, to show them they do not to be afraid of firefighters, and Brian Dewitt from Garfield Fire stressing the importance of not hiding from firefighters if there is a fire in their home.
Left: Shown here at the Surrey Fire Department Tuesday, students from Miss Ruttmann’s first grade class get ready to ride on “Big Bertha” back to the Elementary School with the help of Lt. Brian Malley and Garfield Township Fireman Brian Dewitt.
Shown here at the Clare Fire Department Monday, Firefighters John Bouchey and Matt Halicek teach kindergartners how to “stop, drop and roll,” before presenting each youngster with their very own fire helmet.
–Photo by Pat Maurer