New Prague Fire Dept. will demonstrate hand pumper at State Fair

The New Prague Fire Department will be part of the Governor's Fire Prevention Day August 27 at the Minnesota State Fair.

The event is sponsored by the Governor's Council on Fire Prevention and Control and K102-FM.

The traditions of the Minnesota fire service will be highlighted at a flag raising at 10:40 a.m at the bandshell. The day offers activities teaching fire prevention and how to react when fire starts.

* At Teen Fair, a team of Explorer Post teens, firefighters and law enforcement will demonstrate a rescue from a vehicle collision at 1 and 4:30 p.m.

* At the Ramberg Senior Center, experts will discuss the importance of smoke alarms and how to select, install and maintain them.

* At the DNR Building, Smokey the Bear will celebrate his 60th birthday with demonstrations by Dazzling Dave the Yo-Yo Man at 11 a.m. and 1 and 3 p.m.

* In Heritage Square, the New Prague Fire Department will staff a 1900s hand-pumper and display uniforms and fire gear from a century ago.

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