Colleton County Fire-Rescue

3/12 & 13/2010

Fire-Rescue participated along with many other agencies at the annual Safe Kids Fair held at the National Guard Armory Friday and Saturday 12 and 13 March. Friday morning all third grade students were bused to the event. Each class of students were able to visit each exhibit. Students learned about school bus safety, gun safety, boater safety, animal safety and electrical safety. Colleton Medical Center had staff on hand to discuss medical problems, while 9-1-1 operators taught children the proper use of the 9-1-1 emergency telephone system. Child seat safety was included as was tours of Engine 19 and a medic unit. On Saturday, Lifenet 3 flew to the Armory and was on display. Some of the agencies participating this year included Coastal Electric Cooperative, Colleton Medical Center, Dept. of Natural Resources, Ellie Mae’s Critter Farm, Fire-Rescue, Lifenet, Safe Kids Coalition, School Buses, Sheriff’s Office and SCE&G.