Safety Day 2021

Public Invited to Safety Day in the Prairie
Posted on 09/01/2021
The Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Department is hosting its annual Safety Day in the Prairie event on Saturday, September 11, between 10:00 a.m. and 3:00 p.m. The event is free, open to the public, and invited guests to visit Pleasant Prairie Fire Station #1, located at 3801 Springbrook Road.
Safety Day in the Prairie will feature a 100-foot aerial platform fire truck and other emergency vehicles, including the Flight for Life helicopter. In addition, there will be tours of the fire station, live demonstrations involving confined space rescue, Pleasant Prairie Police Department K9 demonstration, and a Safety House to teach families what to do in case of a fire. There will also be presentations from all Village of Pleasant Prairie safety entities, including Police officers, Fire & Rescue members, Emergency Dispatchers, Lifeguards, and Public Works staff. The Kenosha County Heath Department will be providing COVID-19 vaccinations from 10:00 a.m. – noon. Complimentary refreshments will be available throughout the day.
"This is an opportunity for residents to meet their firefighters and learn about the varied functions and duties carried out by the Fire & Rescue Department," said Craig Roepke, Chief of Fire & Rescue. "Firefighters go through frequent training to update and learn new skills to make sure that they are prepared for the numerous types of emergencies they encounter daily."
Safety Day in the Prairie occurs in advance of Fire Prevention Month, which takes place during October. Members of Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue encourage all residents to have a fire safety plan and discuss fire safety with members of their household. 
Members of the Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue Department wish to sincerely thank those who have shown their support for the department. More information is available by calling Pleasant Prairie Fire & Rescue at 262.694.8027.
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