Kids win ride to school in fire truck for fire prevention posters

Winners in Osage County Fire District No. 2’s fire prevention poster contest gathered at Osage County Fire District No. 2 fire station Tuesday to display their posters and get ready for a ride to school in a fire truck.

Students at Osage City Elementary School were asked to enter a poster contest for Fire Prevention Week, with winners treated to breakfast yesterday at the Osage County Fire District No. 2 firehouse and a ride to school in fire trucks.

Posters were to be designed around the theme “Don’t wait – check the date! Replace smoke alarms every 10 years,” which is this year’s Fire Prevention Week slogan.

Three winners chosen in each grade were: First grade, Waylon Buchman, Kenzie Bellinger, Kimberly Knauber; second grade, Zach Green Viktoria Dorman, Kyla Guadalupe; third grade, Adyson Couch, Peyton Pitts, Tate Smith; fourth grade, Payton Roelker, Noah Couch, Harmony Dorsey; fifth grade, Cooper Stokes, Campbell Stark, Logan Poertner.

After delivering the poster winners to school, in observance of Fire Prevention Week, Oct. 9-15, 2016, OCFD No. 2 firefighters gave fire prevention presentations to students at OCES.

Also as part of Fire Prevention Week, OCFD No. 2 has scheduled an open house 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 16. Everyone is invited to the fire station at 911 Laing St., Osage City, where there will be free car seat inspections, door prizes, fire truck rides, and food (while it lasts).


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