fire day

We’re so lucky to have San Francisco Fire Department Battalion Chief Bryan Rubenstein as one of our parents – he came in for the whole day to talk to the kids about fire and fire safety when living in the city!

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Everyone headed outside to greet the firefighters

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…and then hurried back in to watch how fast they were bringing in their massive hoses.

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The kids had lots of questions.

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Then the trucks showed up.

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The firefighters from Station 7 showed us how they would get on the roof in case of a fire in the building.

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The kids got to see the bullet saw that can cut through concrete walls!

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Some of us got to try on full fire gear while others went to the park.

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Bryan explained the equipment he needs each time there’s a call.

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And Mackenzie got to pull on all the gear, too.

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On the way to the firehouse, the kids checked out the hydrants.

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The firehouse!

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Clementine experimented with the exhaust pipe that sucks exhaust out of the garage when the truck engines start.

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The fire trucks!

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All in a day’s work. Thanks, firefighters and Bryan!

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