The Carson City Fire Department, Nevada Division of Forestry, Sierra Fire Protection District and Incline Village Fire Department spent Friday at Fritsch Elementary School teaching first- and second-graders about fire safety.
Engineer Mark Regan, with the Sierra Fire Protection District hoped to teach the children about four main topics using these stations:
What to do in an emergency
• When and how to call 911.
• Establish a safe meeting place.
• Learn “Stop, Drop and Roll.”
When a firefighter comes
• Know what to expect from a firefighter if you need help.
• Don’t fear the ambulance.
• Learn what a backboard, heart monitor and oxygen tank are used for.
• Don’t play with matches.
• Make sure a campfire is out.
• Meet Smokey Bear and Sparky the firefighting dog.
• Know what do to when a smoke alarm goes off.
• Know how to check a door for heat.
• Know how to make your home fire.