Saturday, September 26th volunteer fire and EMS departments from Cloudcroft, James Canyon Fire, Upper Cox Canyon, Sixteen Springs along with other members of the Otero County Fire Fighters Association will be coordinating a lineup of activities in honor of Fire Prevention Week.
On Saturday, the festivities will start with a parade at 11am of emergency vehicles along Burro Avenue in Cloudcroft. Festivities will continue at Zenith Park for more activities including demonstrations on ladder truck equipment, rappelling, fire extinguisher use, vehicle extrication rescue using the jaws-of-life, life-flight helicopter, and giant jumping balloons, games to go along with all of the great demos and information that was provided by volunteers from the fire departments. Child ID will be available providing information aimed at reducing the number of lost and stolen children. And the kids also received free bicycle helmets and lots of other great safety and fire prevention gear! What a day!
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