PLEASANTON

Free family fire safety expo set for Oct. 13

The Livermore-Pleasanton Fire Department will host a free Fire Safety Expo on Oct. 13 in honor of Fire Prevention Week.

The event will be held from 8 a.m. to noon at the Fire Training Tower, 3301 Busch Road in Pleasanton.

The event will feature giveaways, firefighter demonstrations, fire escape planning and information on fire safety. Residents may also take a tour of the Fire Safety Trailer and Training Facility, learn how to use a fire extinguisher at a special training and learn how to prepare for a disaster.

A kids' obstacle course is also included in this family event, along with demonstrations by the Livermore Police Department K-9 unit and a crime prevention booth hosted by the Pleasanton police department.

The Livermore-Pleasanton Firefighters Foundation will kick off the event with a pancake breakfast that begins at 8 a.m. and continues to 10 a.m. to support local charities and the Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

For details, visit www.lpfire.org or call 925-454-2361.

-- Katie Nelson, staff



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