Lawrence Safety Day
The Lawrence Fire Department will once again host the city’s Annual Public Safety Day. This free event will feature exciting and informative events on Saturday, August 18 from 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. at 59th and Lee Road, Station No. 4, located at Ft. Benjamin Harrison. There will be live demonstrations of auto extrication, police K-9, SWAT scenario, thermal imaging camera, and dive simulations. Other attractions include a safety house, rock climbing wall, clowns, Ronald McDonald, fingerprinting and ID cards for children, as well as vision screenings, blood pressure checks, and much more. Children’s bike helmets will be available at no charge while they last, and other items will be given away throughout the day. At 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM a medical transport helicopter will land and will be on display for one hour. At 1:00 PM there will be a special appearance by “M.C. Axe and the Fire Crew.” Police and fire apparatus will be on display and kids will have an opportunity to spray a simulated fire with a real fire hose.