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ITHACA, N.Y. — The Ithaca Professional Firefighters Association will host “Kids Day” at Stewart Park on Saturday August 15th  from 10 am to 2 pm (Rain date Sunday the 16th)

There will be fire truck rides, fire extinguisher demonstrations, spraying water from a fire hose and a fire safety obstacle course. Firefighters will be on hand to answer questions about fire safety in the home and demonstrate the tools they use, like the Jaws of Life, Thermal Imaging Cameras, and rope rescue equipment.


There will be balloons, fire helmets and school supplies for the kids. Hundreds of families attend the summer tradition, and the firefighters look forward to spending the day with the people they protect. This event is free to the community, so mark your calendars and bring the entire family down to Kids Day.

On Behalf of the Ithaca Professional Firefighters Association

Thomas T. Basher Jr.

Lieutenant

Public Information Officer

Ithaca Fire Dept.

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