DeKalb Fire Rescue to hold 16th annual Fire Safety Festival

DeKalb County Fire Rescue will host its annual fire safety festival, according to a press release. The event will take place from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6 at Plaza Fiesta, 4166 Buford Highway NE, Atlanta.

For the festival’s theme, the DeKalb County Fire Rescue Department has adopted the National Fire Protection Association’s campaign, “Look, Listen, and Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere.”

The goal is to educate the community about these three basic, but essential steps, in reducing the chances of having a fire. Another goal is to develop a plan of escape in the event of a fire.

Families are invited to enjoy a fun filled afternoon with their firefighters. Events

include:

• Hands on activities

• Vehicle extrication demonstration

• Pet fire safety

• Hands-only CPR training

• Touch a fire truck

• Face painting

• Photo booth

• Bounce houses

• DJ and more

Information: dekalbcountyga.gov