Posted: Friday, July 27th 2012 at 10:12am
Children learn, check out emergency equipment at Public Safety Day
By Rob Moore Editor
Madison Miller, 9, gets an idea of what it would be like to drive a Habersham County fire truck. (Photo/Rob Moore)
CORNELIA – Habersham County children had an opportunity to get behind the steering wheel of a fire truck, spray a fire hose, practice dialing 9-1-1, and see police dogs during Thursday’s Public Safety Day at Chick-fil-A in Cornelia.
The event, held from 4-7 p.m. outside the Cornelia restaurant, featured the Habersham County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units, fire safety exhibits by Habersham County and Cornelia fire departments, Baldwin Fire Department’s Pluggie robot, child safety seat exhibit by Cornelia Police Department, the opportunity to practice dialing 9-1-1 with Habersham County dispatchers, and a chance to look at an ambulance from Habersham Emergency Medical Services.
In addition, a bounce house was there to entertain children.
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