With the help of firefighter Jarrett Murray, second-grader Jeran Gainer takes hold of a fire hose and sprays water at a cone during the Northwest Fire/Rescue District’s annual Mini Muster fire-safety exercises. Throughout October, firefighters are visiting 15 elementary schools and mixing fun and games with practical fire-safety exercises.
Viviana Lee makes her way over a pool of water in an obstacle course race.
Wallace Graf jumps through a window in a fire-safety obstacle course. Kids start in a bed, and at the sound of a smoke alarm beep, they check a door for heat, jump through a window, and then make their way over a pool of water on a plank.
During a bucket brigade team race, Gage Rasmussen tries to pull a bucket filled with water out of one bin and take it to another at Estes Elementary School in Marana.