Calling all future firefighters! On Saturday, May 13, the Lake County Fire Chief’s Association will host the 20th annual Fire Safety Expo at Gurnee Mills.
Fire departments from across Lake County, including the Gurnee Fire Department and Waukegan Fire Department, will join forces to educate families about fire safety through a series of fun-filled activities. (And your little ones can even ride in a real fire truck!)
- Kids’ Challenge
- Slide down the fire pole
- Take a ride in a fire truck
- K9 Presentation
- Smokey the Bear
- Seat Belt Convincer Rollover Simulator
- Kids Safety Identification Booth – with free fingerprinting
- Special “Passport to Safety” for all kids younger than 10
The first 1,000 children will receive a complimentary raffle ticket with their “Passport to Safety.” There will also be firefighter demonstrations, fire safety-themed games, and food available for purchase. Admission is free.
Gurnee Mills Fire Safety Expo
Saturday, May 13, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Parking Lot E, Near Value City Furniture
6170 W. Grand Ave., Gurnee
Has your family attended the Fire Safety Expo in the past? Tell us what you thought of the event in the comments section.