Allenton, WI – There were rave reviews for the Allenton Fire Department / St. Lawrence Fire Company open house and pancake breakfast.
The event drew hundreds of families and friends from the community for eats and an education during National Fire Prevention Week.
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There were hands-on activities for the kids as volunteer firefighters helped them work the nozzle on the firehose to put out a mock house fire.
Volunteers also helped administer fun Sparky the Fire Dog tattoos and Jim Sprouse with Property Loss Management quizzed the kids on the correct way to exit a house fire. “Do you hide in the closet,” he asked. His young student shook her head no, as she eyed a tub of candy. (watch video)
Firefighters also showed the dangers associated with using a turkey fryer especially if there’s too much cooking oil.