'Mini-Muster' - Tucson Local Media: Pima Pinal


NW Fire event teaches kids to be fire-wise

Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Tuesday, October 14, 2008 11:00 pm

In honor of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 5 through 11, Northwest Fire and Rescue  takes their “Mini-Muster” to elementary schools’ second-graders throughout the Northwest.

Spanning 15 schools and involving about 1,500 students, the fire department sandwiched educational information with fun and games.

Activities ranged from the students getting their hands on an actual fire hose to carrying a bucket of water in a bucket brigade.

During fire-escape activities, students learned how to properly roll out of bed, crawl to the door and check it for heat, while another activity put kids in an enclosed room with simulated smoke so they could experience what it might be like first hand.

© 2016 Tucson Local Media. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

More about

More about

More about

Welcome to the discussion.

PGA Tour Superstore Grand Opening

More Featured Videos

Featured Videos


Online poll

What do you think should happen with Som and Krystin Lisaius' child?

Som and Krystin Lisaius, two members of Tucson’s local media scene, have found themselves in a deeply troubling situation after taking their 4-month-old daughter to a local hospital, where cocaine was found the child’s system.

Total Votes: 122


Follow us on Facebook